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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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Wright County Extension  

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County News

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.

February 24, 2015

Iowa livestock producers under age 35 are coming together in groups across the state through the Beginning and Young Livestock Producer Network. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can ask questions of each other, listen to educational presentations, talk to more experienced producers, and connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.

February 23, 2015

 Meeting state and federal pesticide record-keeping requirements can be as easy as pulling out a smartphone or tablet for producers and agribusinesses, thanks to an app Iowa State University helped develop.

February 20, 2015

Right now, the weather outside is cold and the ground is inhospitable to plants. However, this is an excellent time to begin growing seedlings indoors that can be transplanted outside for successful growth when the spring growing season begins.
Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on the proper way to handle indoor seedlings. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.

February 16, 2015

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 4, 2015 11:25 AM

The professional development journey of Iowa’s women in agriculture comes with specific needs. ISU Extension and Outreach offices...

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