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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Wright County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday  8:00am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-4:30pm



ISU Hotline Numbers-

AnswerLine                                   1-800-262-3804
Iowa Concern                               1-800-447-1985
Teen Line                                       1-800-443-8336
Healthy Families                          1-800-369-2229
Beginning Farmer Center          1-877-232-1999
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County News

November 21, 2016

Many families struggle with making succession plans. “Families say they don’t know how to start talking about farm   succession,” David Baker, farm transition specialist, said. “We ask them, 'What do you have now?' and 'Where do you want to go?' to get them started.”

September 28, 2016

Filing a tax return is important but can be costly for lower-income households.  Volunteers can help through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in Wright County.  New volunteer tax preparers are needed at local VITA sites operated in cooperation with Wright County Extension and the Eagle Grove Memorial Library. 

September 9, 2016

The Wright County Extension office is pleased to offer Ag in the Community.  Ag in the Community is a monthly program series designed to feature current issues in agriculture and local agricultural enterprises.  Each session will be held on the second Tuesday of the month at 11:45 a.m.  The next one will be January 10, 2017.

April 26, 2016

Look here for Yvonne's Weekly Horticulture Hints

November 23, 2016

Whether you would like to start your own hive or just want to learn more about bees. This class is for all ages.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 20, 2017 12:30 PM

It’s no secret that the farm economy has faced a downturn since its peak in 2012. But how has the downturn affected farmers,...

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