Carroll County

Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach Celebrates 100 Years

Vice President, Dr. John Lawrence, presents a 100-year commerative plaque

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Carroll County

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County News

September 20, 2018

Carroll, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Carroll County office will host an Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. 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. 17 CIC is at the Carroll County Extension 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. 10 and $45 after Oct. 10. 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 or

September 19, 2018

Are you a social service provider who wants to be better equipped to initiate basic discussions about money management with your clients?  Are you a caring volunteer, clergy member, or someone with an interest in helping others take steps towards financial stability and self-sufficiency?  Your Money, Your Goals provides a financial empowerment tookit for those working in social services.  Join us November 1, 2018 from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach.  CEU's available.

September 14, 2018
AMES, Iowa ― Erika Lundy has been hired as a beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
A graduate of Iowa State University, Lundy has spent the last four years as a program specialist with the Iowa Beef Center, working with producers, industry leaders and other stakeholders across the state to develop new extension educational programming. She has also headed research projects on grazing cover crops, implant strategies in feedlots and fescue tolerance effects on cow reproduction.
Lundy will be housed in the ISU Extension and Outreach Adair County office and will work with producers in the southwest part of the state. 
September 10, 2018
 AMES, Iowa — As harvest approaches, Chad Hart, associate professor of economics at Iowa State University, urged Iowa farmers to watch their costs and be patient as they face a difficult market for corn and soybeans.
“This marketing year, like many of the previous years, will challenge producers’ patience and financial standing,” Hart said. “It will take some time for prices to recover and we may not yet have seen the low. But time is still on our side if we can position ourselves to ride out the next few months. Seasonal patterns and the current futures prices both suggest better prices will be available in the spring.”
July 31, 2018

Christensen will cover 11 counties in west central Iowa

Tim Christensen has joined Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as a farm management specialist.  Christensen, who has worked at Iowa State as an agricultural specialist since 2015, will cover the counties of Ida, Sac, Calhoun, Monona, Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Harrison, Shelby, Audubon and Guthrie for ISU Extension and Outreach.

“I am very excited to be working with a talented team of farm management specialists,” Christensen said. “I am looking forward to getting out and meeting and working with people in the ag industry in west central Iowa.”


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