County News

August 14, 2015

Check out the Integrated Agronomics Newsletter for December  2016

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.

January 3, 2017

Private Pesticide Applicator Training will be held Thursday, February 23 at 1:30 pm the Carroll Recreation Center.  Notice new location this year!!  Plan to bring your certification number.  No need to pre-register.  If you have any questions please call Julee at 712-792-2364. 

Private Pesticide Applicator Training Brochure 2016-2017

December 6, 2016

Over 90 scholarship opportunities valued at over $90,000 will be awarded to Iowa 4-H Members. The various scholarship awards range in amounts from $500 to $10,000.

December 6, 2016

The State 4-H Recognition help sheets, evaluations, and online application links are now posted and ready for all Iowa 4-H’ers to access at: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/recognition-opportunities.

December 6, 2016

ALL youth exhibiting any beef, sheep, goat, swine, poultry or rabbit projects at the Carroll County Fair MUST be certified in the 4-H FSQA program. All trainings and tests will be held at the Extension Office.

November 29, 2016

In the few weeks since he started work at Iowa State University, Erik Potter has co-authored an informational handout on the Veterinary Feed Directive, attended his first professional development session and participated in Master Pork Producer visits with colleagues from Iowa State and Iowa Pork Producers Association. And that’s just the beginning for the newest swine program specialist whose office is located in 109 Kildee Hall, home of the Iowa Pork Industry Center.  

servsafe
August 30, 2016

2 opportunities to attend ServSafe will be held at the Carroll County Extension Office.  Monday, January 23, 2017 and Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  ServSafe is a food protection manager cerfication course for restaurant and foodservice managers.

August 24, 2016

AMES, Iowa –  Corn and soybean farmers, agronomists and crop scouts now only have to carry one reference guide to the field when identifying insects and diseases, staging crops or looking up production-related information. The Corn and Soybean Field Guide, produced by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, combines the Corn Field Guide 2nd Edition and the Soybean Field Guide 2nd Edition into one publication for a more efficient version.

May 11, 2016

The regional Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator website, which has been helping farmers determine profitable nitrogen rates since 2005, now has a new URL, a revised nitrogen response trial database, and is more user-friendly for mobile devices.

Regional Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator

March 4, 2016

 The 2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available!  This very popular publication from ISU Extension serves as a guide for individuals who hire custom work or perform custom work within our state. The survey also includes rates for renting machinery and providing other machinery operations. The custom rate charged for a service should cover the expense to own as well as operate the machinery, including fuel and the operator’s labor.

October 6, 2015

4-H members must attend 4 meetings during the 4-H year to be able to exhibit at the 2017 Carroll County Fair.

woman using computer in kitchen
November 12, 2014

Iowans can expand their financial knowledge and skills without leaving home with free online classes and webinars from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and eXtension. The only requirement is a computer with Internet access.
 

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