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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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County News

November 17, 2015

As the temperatures start to drop, some gardeners wonder how to prepare their garden and plants for the winter months. All plants need attention going into winter and there are many methods to provide winter protection. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach give tips and suggestions on how to prepare the garden for an Iowa winter.


September 25, 2015

Divorce Matters” publications from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer information and guidance on dealing with the stress of divorce, co-parenting issues, and on separating and stabilizing your finances during and after divorce.  

2016 Garden Calendar
September 14, 2015

Do you love hosting guests in your garden? The 2016 Garden Calendar features gardening tips, phases of the moon and a new guest of the garden each month. Track your garden's progress and record your invited or uninvited garden guests too. It makes a great gift!


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 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

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 20, 2015 12:56 PM

Changes in health insurance raise many questions for consumers. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is...

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