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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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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

Wright County Extension  

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County News

August 22, 2014

Are you retiring within the next ten years? This workshop is for you!   Learn strategies for structering retirement income, understanding required minimum distributions, and inflation, health costs, annuities and more.

                                                                                                                                                          

August 20, 2014

Palmer waterhemp, soybean cyst management and an update on the new weather station will highlight the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm fall field day Sept. 4.

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.
August 8, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Wright County is offering garden webinars for the general public.  Trees are one of the most valuable components of home landscapes..Because weather patterns over the past couple of years have taken a toll on landscape trees, and with the Emerald Ash Borer recently found in adjacent counties, Wright County ISU Extension is offering these educational seminars at no charge to the public.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 20, 2014 01:06 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has tips on the best way to harvest homegrown melons.

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