County News

September 18, 2014

One of the best aspects of fall gardening is the harvesting of pumpkins and squash. Get the most from various squash varieties this fall.

September 15, 2014

As the 2014 growing season draws to a close, agronomists and farmers are reminded to scout for stalk and ear rots of corn.  Stalk rots are likely to be a problem this year particularily in fields where leaf diseases occurred and fields with high yeild potential.

September 9, 2014

Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate Cy's 60th Birthday and Tailgate in the Park! It was a great success! To see pictures from this event "Like"  our Facebook page ISU Extension Wright County.

September 8, 2014

Learn to get what you want from your money. An interactive workshop for people of all ages and life stages!

August 18, 2014

What is a Master Gardener?

Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who share a love of gardening, an enthusiasm for learning, and a commitment to helping others. Master Gardeners assist with youth gardening programs, help with horticultural exhibits at county fairs, answer questions at local farmers' markets, assist with community gardens and beautification projects and give horticultural presentations.

August 12, 2014
The judges training coordinating committee and sub-committee members are busy working to design a consistent training system for new and experienced judges. Next training planned for Fall 2014-2015.
April 23, 2014

The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is a FREE program available to families in Wright County to help parents provide nutritious food for their families, leading to healthy children and strong families.

June 13, 2013

Coping with a disaster can be difficult for children and their families, says Lesia Oesterreich, a family life state specialist with by Text-Enhance">Iowa State University Extension.
Children may have many different reactions. “Children may become upset or cry easily, get angry or act out, become restless or have difficulty paying attention,” she said. “Some children may be quiet and withdrawn, while others can’t stop talking about the experience.”

May 22, 2013

AMES, Iowa – Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of a child abduction that happens close to home. Finding the balance between emotions and the “teachable moment” as parents talk to their children is important, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

April 8, 2013

An e-newsletter about children in the first 5 years.

September 12, 2012

Giving to grandchildren doesn’t have to involve money or gift-wrapped packages. As the grandkids head back to school, consider sharing nutrition tips or a love for lifelong learning, said Malisa Rader, a family life program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. These types of gifts, along with taking an interest in children’s school activities, can contribute to their success in school.

June 8, 2012

When the great outdoors beckons on warm summer days, kids are apt to pull on a t-shirt, shorts and flip-flops and jump on their bikes. But before the kids head out the door, parents should review the safety rules, says Malisa Rader, a family life program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

November 22, 2011

Iowa State University Extension to Families reaches out to families across the lifespan. We provide research-based information and education to help families make decisions that improve and transform their lives.

January 6, 2011

Project Hot Sheets Question/Answers about the On-Line Project Hot Sheets. Click here to find out more!!

September 16, 2010

'Words on Wellness,' is a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.

September 14, 2007

You can view or print these leasing forms on the web. Double click to view which one you would like.

November 16, 2006

Here is the most recent Custom Rate Survey and Cash Rental Rates.

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