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 January 20, 2020

County News

January 15, 2020

Open House on Friday, January 24th to Celebrate the Retirement of Virginia Hagemann after 50 years as a 4-H volunteer!  Plan to stop by and have refreshments and snacks with Virginia as we celebrate a long-time friend and volunteer of 50 Years!

December 11, 2019

Re-Show for Commercial manure applicators  to meet commercial manure applicator certification requirements on Thursday, January 23, 2020.  Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training from 9 a.m. to noon at 76 locations in Iowa; one location in Minnesota.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m. There is no fee for the workshop, but applicators must register by January 21, 2020 with the Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach by calling 712-792-2364 or sending an email to Julee Grell at

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 and job application 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.

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

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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