Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach

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12/06/2023

Dry ingredients can be quickly added to jars or other containers for fun, safe, DIY homemade gifts from the heart. Get tips and recipes on the blog. blogs.extension.iastate.edu/answerline/?p=10927

We have a few spots left in our adult sewing class and we would love to have you join us!!  No previous experience neede...
12/05/2023

We have a few spots left in our adult sewing class and we would love to have you join us!! No previous experience needed! We will close registrations on December 15 to ensure that we have enough time to get you the information you need to collect your supplies. Call us TODAY!!

Back by popular demand!! Call the Extension Office at 712-792-2364 to sign up TODAY!! Spots are limited and fill up fast!!

12/04/2023

Want to make a difference in your community?

🥦 Consider helping Iowans with low income access fresh produce and nutrition information. Growing Together Iowa mini-grants are available to help purchase materials for Master Gardener volunteer donation garden projects. The mini-grants, funded by the USDA SNAP-Ed Program, provide up to $4,000 in funding for eligible projects. Act fast -- applications are due December 18.

Link: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/applications-open-growing-together-iowa-mini-grants

12/04/2023

Temperament refers to the characteristics and traits that children are born with, which influence their emotional and behavioral responses to situations. Understanding temperament can be a valuable tool for parents during the holiday season, says Hailey Burgher, a human sciences specialist with Iowa...

12/01/2023

⚡ Business Lab Tools & Resources ⚡
Featuring: 1:1 Business Management Coaching
Our 1-on-1 business management coaching helps new and established ventures overcome common growth obstacles, develop effective strategies, identify new income opportunities, and stay focused on success. Schedule a session by visiting our website below!

https://www.ruralideas.net/labs/Hub712

11/29/2023

Plant problems? This quick “how to” video playlist from Consumer Horticulture Extension Specialist Aaron Steil will have you caring for your indoor plants like a pro. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpkEiJv9k6M2zu9S9HrXJKm3wS47LiOrg



UNKNOW Videos from ISU Extension and Outreach experts bring the knowledge of Iowa State University to where you are with step-by-step instructions so you can DIY with confidence.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpkEiJv9k6M2zu9S9HrXJKm3wS47LiOrg

11/29/2023

Are you thinking about cookies for the upcoming holidays? Or cookies for mailing? You might want to consider Biscotti as it keeps well and packs better than cookies for shipping. Learn more about biscotti from AnswerLine. go.iastate.edu/8OFG2R

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Carroll County Office is accepting applications for a temporary, part-time ...
11/28/2023

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 weekends. Complete job description available at the Carroll County Extension Office, 1205 W US Hwy 30, Suite G, Carroll, IA 51401, or by e-mailing Julee Grell at [email protected] Submit cover letter and resume with references to the Carroll County Extension and Outreach Office by January 26, 2024. 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

11/27/2023

Amaryllis is a popular holiday plant with beautiful blooms.

Learn more about the different varieties of Amaryllis, how to care for your plant before and after it blooms, and how to get your flower to rebloom: https://hortnews.extension.iastate.edu/all-about-amaryllis

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We are getting ready for an exciting month of Maker Days at the Carroll County libraries.  We hope to see you there!!
11/27/2023

We are getting ready for an exciting month of Maker Days at the Carroll County libraries. We hope to see you there!!

11/27/2023

After a holiday weekend of feasting, family, and shopping, get back into your routine with easy cardio, stretching, and strengthening exercises. The Spend Smart. Eat Smart. team has 9 different videos to get you moving and feeling good. Check them out: go.iastate.edu/Q6EUYK

11/24/2023

Turkey Tip: Chill your turkey safely! 🦃

Divide leftovers into small portions and refrigerate or freeze within two hours after cooking.
Use refrigerated leftovers within 3–4 days and frozen cooked turkey in 2–6 months for best quality.

For more Thanksgiving-friendly food safety tips: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/.../safe-turkey-tips....

11/22/2023
11/22/2023

Many thanks to the countless farmers and production works that grew and helped prepare our Thanksgiving meal.

11/21/2023

DYK? Turkey Temp 101: It’s not done until it hits 165 F at these three spots:

(1) thickest part of the breast
(2) innermost part of the wing
(3) innermost part of the thigh

📌Bookmark www.FSIS.USDA.Gov for important food safety and recall information.

11/21/2023

Did you hear the news?

The USDA has released the updated 2023 Plant Hardiness Zone Map.

Check out the interactive map to see how your zone may have changed: https://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov



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11/21/2023
11/20/2023

National Cranberry Day is celebrated on November 21st. Cranberries are not just for the holidays. Fresh cranberries are available from October through December/January. Enjoy these ruby jewels now and preserve some while you can get them to savor after their season has passed. Check out Let’s Preserve Cranberries by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension for some great ways to preserve those ruby jewels. extension.umaine.edu/publications/4045e/

11/17/2023

Holiday Food Prep Questions? Call or email AnswerLine with your holiday questions and concerns. We're here for you as we have been for over 40 years providing reliable information and resources for consumers with home and family questions. Give us a call:

1-800-262-3804 (in Iowa)
1-800-854-1678 (in Minnesota)
1-800-735-2942 (Relay Iowa phone linkage for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals)
or email: [email protected].

Our trained and professional consumer and family science staff is here for you!!

11/16/2023

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, an Iowa State University food safety extension state specialist provides some tips about turkey for a safe Thanksgiving meal.

11/15/2023

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, there’s no better time to celebrate National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day--November 15!! Honor your fridge with tips from Colorado State University Extension. go.iastate.edu/LSPJHW

11/14/2023

⚡ Business Lab Tools & Resources ⚡
Featuring: 1:1 Startup Coaching
This coaching service is for entrepreneurs who have a business idea and are ready to take the next steps to get it started. Schedule a session by visiting our website below!

https://www.ruralideas.net/labs/Hub712

11/14/2023

Classifying the drought status of an area takes a variety of complex factors into consideration, according to experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

11/13/2023

Don’t forget to thaw the turkey! Learn from Ohio State University three SAFE ways to thaw a turkey and how much time to allow. cfaes.osu.edu/features/three-ways-safely-thaw-turkey

11/13/2023

Come join us at the Carroll Public Library TODAY anytime from 10 am-4 pm for Holidays Around the World.

11/10/2023

There are many choices when it comes to slow cookers. Did you know that casserole cookers are also an option and may be just the device to help free up the oven? Learn more from AnswerLine. go.iastate.edu/W1QV5J

Come see us tomorrow in Glidden and on Monday in Carroll!!  We are going to have a blast!!
11/09/2023

Come see us tomorrow in Glidden and on Monday in Carroll!! We are going to have a blast!!

Oh my goodness!! ALL of the activities!! Come and stay awhile with us at our November maker days to celebrate "Holidays Around the World". Travel to India, China, the United Kingdom, Mexico and the United States to learn about the unique holidays to these countries. 2 great chances to catch this exciting program!! We hope to see you there!!

11/08/2023

If you are using digital payment apps, such as Venmo, PayPal, Cash App, etc. for buying or selling, check out this informative AnswerLine blog weighing transaction convenience and consumer risks that come with the apps. go.iastate.edu/2WCT1R

Our Dehydrating Workshop is coming up NEXT WEEK!!  Sign up today to reserve your spot!!  Call the Extension Office at 71...
11/06/2023

Our Dehydrating Workshop is coming up NEXT WEEK!! Sign up today to reserve your spot!! Call the Extension Office at 712-792-2364.

Join us for 2 more Preserve the Taste of Summer Workshops in partnership with the Glidden Public Library. Register at: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/carroll/ or call the Extension Office at 712-792-2364. We hope to see you there!

11/06/2023

Safe storage practices are just as important as knowing how to safely prepare, serve, or preserve food. Most kitchens contain an assortment of containers, wraps, and bags for storing food either short- or long-term. Are your containers safe? Check out safe options from AnswerLine. blogs.extension.iastate.edu/answerline/?p=10825

Address

1205 W US Highway 30, Ste G
Carroll, IA
51401

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 12pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 12pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 12pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 12pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 12pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm

Telephone

(712) 792-2364

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