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Upcoming classes at Wright County Extension

Upcoming programs are always posted in our online calendar (at right) but these upcoming classes being held at the Wright County Extension Center deserve a special mention.

Be watching for our advertisements in the Mt. Grove News-Journal and Mansfield Mirror too.

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Wright County Extension is part of the Southwest Region for MU Extension and uses @MUExtension417 or #MUExtension417 on Twitter.

On Facebook, connect with Wright County Extension online at www.facebook.com/WrightCountyExt to see photos from our events and get regular updates important to Wright County.

Regional Media Releases Online

Every week MU Extension specialists in southwest Missouri put out ten media releases on timely topics and regional programs. See our media releases online here.

Don’t guess; soil tests save time, money

Soil testing is the best guide to the wise and efficient use of fertilizer and soil amendments. Whether you grow acres of row crops or have a vegetable patch in the backyard, a soil test will provide you with an analysis of nutrients and a set of recommendations for any improvements. Soil testing can be done through the extension office. Soil tests cost $15 per sample. Make sure your soil is dry when you bring it in. A soil probe and an auger can be checked out from the extension office. Soil testing publications

Search for Missouri Century Farms continues

If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1911, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. Missouri Century Farm

Unique Partnership in Wright County

The Wright County Extension office is located inside the Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station at 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove, Mo. Funding and support for the local office comes from the Wright County Commission, MSU, and City of Mountain Grove. MSU provides Wright County Extension with office and classroom space as part of a joint sponsorship and programming agreement signed in 2015.

University of Missouri Extension programs focus on the high-priority needs of Wright County residents to improve lives, communities, and economies by providing relevant, responsive and reliable educational solutions. Wright County Extension, with oversight by locally elected and appointed citizens, is your local link to practical education on almost anything.