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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Wright County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve the quality of life in Iowa. Our online resources offer you a way to quickly access and explore the broad variety of information and educational programs available. Connect with us when you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm.  We look forward to serving you!


Office Hours

8:00 am - 12:00 pm 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Our office is open by appointment only. If you have any needs or would like to confirm information on programming, please call our office (515-532-3453) or email (xwright@iastate.edu). Thank you for your understanding in this unprecedented time

Stakeholder's Report

County News

We are hiring
October 2, 2020

We are hiring a food stand manager for the 2021 Wright County District Junior Fair.  

August 11, 2020

The overall profitability of a livestock production operation greatly depends on the age of the buildings.

“Maintenance of the buildings is critical for their continued use. Techniques that can help improve the usable life of roofs, concrete, slats and trusses need to be considered and implemented,” notes Kapil Arora, agricultural engineering specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

swine facility.ISU Extension and Outreach is joining industry partners to offer a five-part webinar series on the maintenance issues faced by facility managers and maintenance crews. The sessions are geared toward livestock producers, livestock building owners and contractors, facility managers, maintenance crew members, engineers, designers and others interested in swine building maintenance.


August 10, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Wright County is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on Tuesday, August 18th, at 1:30 P.M. to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.   

August 7, 2020

Specialists to offer weekly information as state battles excessively dry conditions

March 4, 2019

2-1-1 is a nationwide phone service that provides information about a wide range of social services!


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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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