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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

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 4, 2015

 Owning and managing a crop or livestock operation can be a financial mountain not easy to summit. But making these types of dreams come true is a common occurrence for the Iowa Agricultural Development Division, a division of the Iowa Finance Authority.

Workshops are being offered in March by the Iowa Ag Development Division in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices.

March 4, 2015

 Using herbicides that differ in the ways they kill weeds goes a long way to battling herbicide resistance, according to Iowa State University agronomists.

March 4, 2015

While the weather outside is currently cold and snowy, spring isn’t far away. This is a great time to get a jump-start on spring planting by germinating seeds and starting flower and vegetable plants indoors. These methods do have some pitfalls, however.

Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on the proper way to start seeds and plants indoors. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.

March 4, 2015

 Rates for custom machine work and services are showing a steady increase again for 2015, according to the2015 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey. The service categories that were surveyed include information on tillage, planting, spraying, harvesting and hauling grain and forages. Also included are values for miscellaneous services, and machinery and grain storage rental.

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 25, 2015 04:16 PM

While the weather outside is currently cold and snowy, spring isn’t far away. This is a great time to get a jump-start on spring...

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