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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

We have closed our office to the public indefinitely. 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

June 24, 2020

July 22nd we will be holding Private Pesticide Applicator Training.  You must call us to pre-register.  You CAN'T just show up!!

Find Something to Do
May 5, 2020


This year these summer day camps with be virtual and no charge!



Barb Wollan
April 14, 2020

Many Iowans have experienced a sudden income drop, yet the bills keep coming. In these uncertain times, it is important to make decisions based on trustworthy information and to take action sooner rather than later. 

March 4, 2019

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

February 16, 2018

It might be easy to assume that young ones are not impacted by tragic events in other parts of the country, but children have a keen sense of radar and pick up on our body language, adult conversations, and news media stories. Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist in the area of family life with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, suggests parents be reassuring, monitor their TV viewing when children are present and watch for signs of stress in their child.


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