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March 6, 2015

Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach want to Thank You during Extension Week!

Listen to KKRL/KCIM during Extension Week ~ March 23-27~ and see if you can win the daily trivia question for a gift bag from your Carroll County Extension Outreach county staff and council members.

 

March 4, 2015

Seed Treatment will be held on March 17th at 9:00 am

Commercial Ag will be held on March 17th at 1:00 pm

Ornamental and Turfgrass will be held on March 26th at 1:00 pm

 

All re-shows are held at the Carroll County Extension office and you must pre-register by calling 712-792-2364.

December 30, 2014

Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach plans to hold a Pesticide Training on March 24, 2015 at 6:30 at the Carrollton Inn.  If weather conditions are not favorable, please tune into KCIM/KKRL for any cancellations. No need to pre-register. Private Pesticide Training Brochure

If winter weather is hazardous in your area, please call the Pesticide Bureau at 515-281-8591 to check on any possible change in time or cancellation. 2015 IDALS Pesticide Applicator Certification Winter Test Schedule

June 27, 2008

Many Iowa farmers hire some custom machine work in their farm business, or perform custom work for others. The information on the survey is based on 185 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers.

February 13, 2015

A workshop focused on comparison of feedlot facility investments, production benefits, cattle comfort and environmental stewardship will be held at the Carroll County Extension Office in Carroll, IA on March 25 from 9:45- 3:00 pm.

A $20 registration fee will be payable at the door but those interested in participating need to contact Chris Clark, ISUEO Beef Specialist to pre- register and reserve a noon meal.  Clark can be reached at caclark@iastate.eduor by phone at 712-250-0070. 

Statewide Resources

  • Works to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts.

  • Your link to Master Equine Manager, Grazing News, and information on educational opportunities throughout the year.

  • Bringing the benefits of veterinary medicine to society by promoting animal welfare and public health through the on-going education of veterinarians and the dissemination of animal health production, food safety and animal welfare information to veterinarians, livestock producers, consumers, and related clientele.

  • Research-based, peer-reviewed, practical, and affordable publications on a number of topics relative to agriculture.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Enhancing Dairy Profits and Quality of Life

  • Working to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa’s beef industry.

  • To add value to the egg industry by facilitating research and learning for egg producers, processors and consumers through national and international collaboration.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  •  Information on livestock housing systems, general construction and ventilation and animal environment.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • The Value Added Agriculture Program (VAAP) provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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