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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

October 20, 2014

2014 Farm Bill Program Overview Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 20. Some topics that will be covered include Yield Updating,  Price Loss Coverage and the Dairy Margin Protection Program. Call Wright County Extension today to pre-register!

October 15, 2014

 Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical and mental demands on farmers. Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human                                               sciences program specialist and Iowa Concern Hotline coordinator.

September 25, 2014

Exciting position teaching an established Nutrition Education Program to qualified families in Wright and Hamilton Counties. Assists in conducting extension education programs in homes or comminity centers by extending information to limited resource families with children.  Topics shared include meal planning, food budgeting and ways to increase physical activity and improve nutrition.

October 29, 2014

Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management conference will be held Dec. 3-4, 2014, at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus. The conference program provides an in-depth look at cutting edge topics, explains the latest research findings and provides practical, take-home information to use in Iowa                                      crop production, according to Alison Robertson, plant pathologist and planning committee chair.

October 29, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Public Health have received the Public Outreach Award from the Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) for their collaborative project, the Iowans Walking Logistics Assessment Kit (I-WALK) program.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 13, 2014 10:44 AM

For new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Director of Operations Nancy Brannaman, her new job is equal parts homecoming and...

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