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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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 Help and information for Iowans in need

New Publications

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County News

September 26, 2014

Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without. Sometimes that philosophy can help people stretch their resources until the next paycheck arrives. However, a two-hour class from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a better way to make the money last each month.

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.

September 30, 2014

Free tax preparation for low-income families with simple tax returns is a valuable contribution made by community volunteers each year.  New volunteers are needed in Wright County. Two types of volunteers are needed:  tax preparers and site hosts/managers. No experience is necessary. 

September 30, 2014

As the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) continues to infest and kill native ash species in the Midwest, nursery and landscape professionals in Iowa are reducing or eliminating green, white, black and blue ash from their inventories and replacing them with a host of other useful, pest-resistant tree species.

September 29, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Nate Anderson, a Cherokee area farmer, had the perfect spot at the 2014 Farm Progress Show. Between large seed company tents and blocks filled with farm equipment, Anderson joined Iowa State University experts and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey to talk about cover crops and no-till planting – two management tools he uses in his corn-soybean acreage program.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 29, 2014 02:03 PM

Lime Springs is facing a dilemma: too many jobs and not enough workers. That’s why local leaders are working with Himar Hern...

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