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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  

"Healthy People. Environments. Economies."


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ISU Extension and Outreach Week is

March 22 - March 27!


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 Help and information for Iowans in need

New Publications

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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.

March 25, 2015

A two-hour workshop on starting your own business in Iowa including resources and discussion on various topics will be held Thursday, April 9th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the extension office. 

March 19, 2015

 With spring here, it’s time to think about planting in home gardens. In Iowa, onions are a popular garden product, but they do require some special conditions and care to get optimal results. 

Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on onion cultivar varieties and the proper way to plant them. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 orhortline@iastate.edu.

March 16, 2015

FREE workshops focused on pre-retirement planning for those 50+  Saturday, April 11,  2015 from 9 am to Noon. Pre-register by April 8th  by calling ICCC at 515-574-1293. 

March 12, 2015

The monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be Wednesday, March 18, at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker is Dan Andersen, assistant professor and extension specialist with Iowa State University in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

March 24, 2015 04:10 PM

Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the...

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