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County News

June 14, 2017

Iowa State University Wright County Extension and Outreach is offering a new Speechcraft program to provide individuals knowledge and hands on practice at conquering public speaking fears. Speechcraft is a workshop to develop your presentation skills and gain confidence in all aspects of communication, including written and impromptu speeches, body language and listening. Come join several of our local Toastmasters members for a series of workshops identifying ways to become a successful, confident communicator.

May 30, 2017

Crop management, insecticide resistance of soybean aphids, sudden death syndrome in soybean and sulfur fertilization of corn will highlight the summer field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm.


The field day will take place June 22 at the farm’s north location. The address is 310 S. Main St., Kanawha, immediately south of town. 

May 9, 2017

A program on Common Garden Weeds will be held at the Wright County ISU Extension and Outreach Office in Clarion on June 20, starting at 6:30 p.m.  Yvonne McCormick, ISU Extension Horticulturist will be presenting information on most common weeds found in lawns and gardens, and provide the essential information you need for identifying and managing them.  Various control methods and how to avoid conditions that favor weed growth will also be discussed.  

March 17, 2017

There are some great horticulture programs coming up.

November 11, 2016

Created by the industry for the industry, the ServSafe® food safety training program is one of the industry’s strongest educational programs. It is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering special training to help you meet the industry standards and your obligation to consumers. ServSafe® is recognized by more federal, state and local health jurisdictions than any other food safety training program in the United States.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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