Carroll County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Carroll County

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October 9, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Carroll County office will offer the Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.The local attendance site for the Oct. 24 CIC is at the Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Oct. 17 and $45 after Oct. 17. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Julee Grell at the ISU Extension and Outreach Carroll County office at 712-792-2364.

September 17, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host Agricultural Outlook meetings across Iowa in November and December. Locally, the meeting will be held on November 14, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm with lunch at 11:30 am at the Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach office. Registration is $25. This program is designed to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential and management implications. To register call Julee Grell at 712-792-2364.

October 9, 2019

Controlling weeds has always been one of the biggest challenges of producing a crop, and with the ever-present issue of herbicide resistance, farmers are constantly searching for new solutions.Some practical, but innovative ideas will be explored during an Oct. 21 workshop, when Australian researcher Michael Walsh visits Iowa State University to talk about the various ways farmers can harvest and destroy weed seeds from the combine.Walsh is director of weed research at the University of Sydney, Australia. Weed resistance in Australia is among the worst in the world, and Walsh has explored a number of seed harvest solutions, including removing chaff from combines, grinding chaff and weed seed, and windrowing/tramlining the chaff. Walsh will host a harvest weed seed control clinic at the Iowa State University Field Extension Education Laboratory Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To help with the lunch count, RSVP by Oct. 14 to Meaghan Anderson at mjanders@iastate.edu or 319-331-0058

4-H Clover
August 27, 2019

Calling all Carroll County farmers… Don’t forget to sign up for America’s Farmers Grow Communities program.

August 27, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for Carroll County Farm Bureau’s new Youth Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program.

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