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County News

May 9, 2016

Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea) is a common weed in many lawns.  Ground ivy is a low-growing, creeping, invasive perennial.  It spreads by seed and the vining stems (stolons) which root at their nodes. For more information and how to control Creeping Charlie

August 14, 2015

Check out the Integrated Agronomics Newsletter for May 2016

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January 23, 2014

ServSafe will be held Tuesday, June 14, at the Carroll County Extension Office.  ServSafe is a food protection manager cerfication course for restaurant and foodservice managers.

May 8, 2013

The statewide average for corn/soybeans was down 6.5%, from $246 to $230/acre.
The ISU Survey does not collect rental data for individual farms.The number of responses is the number of individuals who provided information about typical rents across the county. A new question on the survey this year was the number of acres the respondent was familiar with, the sum of those acres was over 2.5 million acres across the state.
In-depth questions on the Cash Rent Survey can be referred to your area Farm Management Field Specialists.
For more information on leasing see the Ag Decision Maker leasing page.
Information on CSR2 can be found on the Soilswebsite.
Links to the full publication from previous years can be found at the bottom of the Cash Rental Rates for 2016 Survey page. A publication with the historic county averagesis also available.

May 19, 2016

The Rhubarb leaf stalk is used for pies, tarts, sauces, jams, jellies, puddings and punch.  Although categorized as a vegetable, rhubarb is used as a fruit because its high acidity gives it a tart flavor. Only the stalks or petioles should be eaten, because the leaves contain moderately poisonous oxalic acid. Rhurbarb in the Home Garden

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