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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.


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County News

September 3, 2015

We will be offereing the following trainings for Commercial Pesticide Applicators.  Please attend as December 18th will be the LAST DAY we will show any 2015 Commercial Pesticide Videos.

August 24, 2015

Garden Field Day at the North Iowa Research Farm is September 10th at 6:00 p.m.

Cynthia Haynes, an associate professor in the Iowa State horticulture department, will be hosting the tour through the vegetable gardens at the North Iowa Research Farm. This tour is open to the public and qualifies for Master Gardener continuing education credit. Event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required. 

August 19, 2015

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  Make a difference to low-income families by becoming a tax preparation volunteer!  Training and back-up support is provided.  Skills needed: comfort with computers, not afraid of numbers.  To volunteer, contact Wright County Extension (515-532-3453) or contact Barb Wollan directly: 515-832-9597 or bwollan@iastate.edu

August 17, 2015

Cover crops, Sudden Death Syndrome of soybean, and fall fertilizer decisions will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm.  The field day will take place September 3rd at the south location of the Research Farm (1040 James Ave., Kanawha - which is about a mile south of Kanawha on county road R35).

June 8, 2015

 A June-bearing strawberry planting can be productive for several years if the bed is given the right care. One important task is to renovate June-bearing strawberries correctly to ensure good productivity. These tips from horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach help keep June-bearing strawberry plantings productive for many years. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or call 515-294-3108.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 25, 2015 09:05 AM

Julio Cammarota has a track record of engaging Latino high school students in research about race, racism and ethnic identity. Iowa...

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