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

 

 

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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 24, 2014

 Updates to the latest crop production products and recommendations are the focus of upcoming meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The meetings will be held Nov. 25 in Iowa City and Dec. 10 in Ames.

October 24, 2014

Amaryllis are the perfect holiday flower, with beautiful blooms, fast growth and bright colors. They’re an excellent, pretty addition to your celebration, but what type should you choose, and how do you get them to bloom at the right time?

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share the best way to plant amaryllis for this holiday season. To have additional questions answered, contact Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.

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

September 30, 2014 01:35 PM

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