Wright County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

Let your adventure begin! Explore your interests.

Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

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 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.  

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.

September 13, 2016

Here is information on the veterinary feed directive VFD.  

April 26, 2016

Look here for Yvonne's Weekly Horticulture Hints

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

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.    

Read More

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

Share |