Carroll County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Carroll County

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Carroll County Fair will be held July 13-19, 2020


Carroll County Extension office will be closed on December 24 and 25

County News

December 5, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Carroll County Office is accepting applications for a temporary, part-time Summer Assistant to assist 30-40 hours per week with various office activities from mid-May through mid-August.  Qualifications include a minimum of a high school diploma, knowledge of 4-H, strong communication and organizational skills, up-to-date computer and technology skills, and ability to work some evenings and some weekends.  Complete job description available at the Carroll County Extension Office, 1205 W US Hwy 30, Suite G, Carroll, IA 51401 or by calling 712-792-2364.  Submit cover letter and resume with references to the Carroll County Extension and Outreach Office by February 7, 2020.  In accordance with ISU Extension’s Child Protection and Safety Policy, a background check will be competed on the selected applicant.  Carroll County Extension is an EEO/AA Employer.

November 26, 2019

Being a family caregiver comes with many responsibilities.  The caregiver must make financial decisions for themselves and the care receiver.  The decision has to be in the best interest of the person in need and work for the rest of the family.

Join Carol Ehlers, Family Finance Specialist, for this 5-week series on planning for your finances as a caregiver.  Tuesday, January 7-February 4, from 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach.  Cost:  $15 per person/couple

October 25, 2019

Carroll County ISU Exension and Outreach will host a 2020 Farm Bill Decisions meeting to discuss Program Rules and Regulations, the ARC or PLC decision and Farm Stress Management.  Speakers include ISU Extension and Outreach Farm Business Management specialists and Human Science specialists along with the USDA Farm Service Agency.  The meeting will take place on January 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm at the Carroll County Conservation Education Center at Swan Lake State Park.  Registration is free.  If you have any questions, please contact the Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach office at 712-792-2364. For a complete listing of Farm Bill meetings - Ag Decision Maker Farm Bill Website

November 6, 2019

Crop Advantage meetings provide a solid foundation of current, research-based crop production information to help make smart, informed decisions in the farming operation.  Members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Crops Team are busy assembling another program packed with timely crop production information. Check back in early November when programs for each location are posted. Statewide registration opens mid-November 2019.  For questions call the Crawford County Extension office at 712-263-4697.

March 13, 2019

The 2019 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available.This  publication from ISU Extension serves as 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. Always keep in mind when sharing the survey, the custom rate charged for a service should cover the machinery expenses, including fuel and the operator’s labor.

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