It’s Not Too Late!
When – November 17th, from 10:30 – 12:30 pm
Where – Carroll County Even and Education Center (4H Building)
Do you want to learn more or begin to plan for the future of your farm? Join Purdue Extension – Carroll County for a workshop on farm succession planning and wealth management.
Paul Marcellino from the Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team will cover the obstacles you may face in “Keeping the Business in the Family.”
Scott Berghuis, a Wealth Management Consultant with Saybrus Partners, will delve into wealth transfer in “When Land is the Legacy.” Local Attorney Jeff Rider will also be available to answer legal questions related to succession planning.
Download the information here, and contact Andrea Brown for your reservation: SuccessionPlanningProgram2015
November 14, 2015 | Education | Comments Off on When Land is Legacy – Wealth Transfer Seminar
Purdue Extension Carroll County will host a Private Applicators Recertification Program on Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Carroll County Event and Education Center (4H Building) in Flora.
Download the agenda and registration form: 2015DecPARPLetter
November 14, 2015 | Education | Comments Off on Purdue – PARP Program – December 3
The “Indiana Master Cattleman Program” is a 10-week program that will be offered on Tuesdays from 6-9p December 1 – February 2 at the Purdue Extension – Carroll County Event and Ed Center in Flora, Indiana.
Registration Fee: $150/person (discount for additional attendees from a farm)
View the FLYER
Download the APPLICATION
November 13, 2015 | Education and Event | Comments Off on Indiana Master Cattleman Program
Change of Location due to inclement weather – see you at the Carroll County Courthouse!
Learn more about Wiechman Pig Company at their website
October 21, 2015 | Event | Comments Off on You’re Invited… Ground breaking for Wiechman Pig Company 10/27/15
NEWS RELEASE – October 14, 2015
Purdue webinar to provide latest water quality information
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana. –
In the past few years, livestock producers have become increasingly more concerned with water quality issues. Poor water quality can lead to increased incidence of disease and reduced animal performance. To help producers, veterinarians and students stay informed about the latest water quality developments, Purdue’s animal science department will host a free webinar October 27th on water quality and swine production.
* Brian Richert, associate professor of animal sciences. “What are the water quality issues for swine?”
* Ernest Blatchley III, associate professor of Professor, School of Civil Engineering and Division of Environmental & Ecological Engineering. “Water Treatment for Hog Production Operations”
* Tom Gillespie, Swine Veterinarian, Rensselaer Veterinary Services
“ Veterinary Case Reports”
The webinar begins at 5;00 p.m Eastern time. To access the live program, go to http://www.ansc.tv or http://www.ansc.purdue.edu/SP/WQW/
Local and regional pork producers, students, swine veterinarians and faculty are invited to the live presentation at 5:00 PM in Lilly Hall 3-118.
October 21, 2015 | Event and News and Resources | Comments Off on Webinar on Water Quality and Hog Production – October 27th 5:00-6:30p (or enjoy it live!)
September 16, 2015 | Education and Event | Comments Off on Senior Expo – September 17
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has a set of on-line games that teach agricultural literacy to kids (of all ages!). Players learn where food comes from and how those products get from the farm to the dinner plate.
Games range from Pre-K to Grade 5-6 and cover math, science, social sciences, and language arts.
Check it out here: http://myamericanfarm.org/
September 09, 2015 | News | Comments Off on My American Farm – on-line Ag games for kids!
The 13th annual Indiana Logistics Summit will be held on Tuesday, September 22nd at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.
Dr. Michael McCloskey, one of the founding farmers of Fair Oaks Farms, Indiana’s famous agritourism attraction which is comprised of some of the nation’s largest dairies, and CEO of Select Milk Producers, the fifth largest milk cooperative in the country, will provide the keynote address. McCloskey’s presentation titled “From Grass to Glass Logistics” will kick off the daylong conference at the keynote breakfast in the Indiana Convention Center. Fair Oaks Farms leader to discuss new Coca-Cola partnership.
For more information, check out the Indiana Logistics (E-Newsletter) information here: http://www.indianalogistics.com/summit/
September 09, 2015 | Event | Comments Off on 2015 Indiana Logistics Summit – September 22nd!
It’s that time of year again! Time to enroll for America’s Farmers Grow Communities. This program offers the chance to direct $2,500 toward your favorite local nonprofit organization. Across rural America, farmers like you will help direct $3.3 million dollars to nonprofits in 2016.
To enroll, click here. If you prefer to enroll via phone, call us toll-free at 877-267-3332.
Don’t wait, you only have until November 30 to get involved.
Since 2010, Grow Communities has helped farmers invest more than $19 million to 7,000 nonprofit organizations. Groups that received funding in the past include fire departments, food pantries, community groups, and youth service programs like FFA and 4-H.
For official rules and a complete list of eligibility requirements, please visit http://www.americasfarmers.com/community-outreach/grow-communities/
Previous Carroll County Winners:
2015 – Democrat Township Volunteer Fire Department
2014 – Carroll Elementary School Athletic Program
2013 – Carroll County 4H Program
2012 – Democrat Volunteer Fire Department
2011 – Flora Youth Baseball
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August 30, 2015 | Event | Comments Off on Monsanto – America’s Farmers Grow Communities 2015
Join the Carroll Count Ag Association at the 2nd Indiana Bacon Festival in downtown Delphi on Saturday, August 29. Carroll County Ag Association Members will be cooking vast quantities of tasty Indiana Kitchen Bacon. Stop by the CCAA booth and try the featured namesake food of the Indiana Bacon Festival!
Click on the logo below for more information about the food – the entertainment – and the FUN at the Indiana Bacon Festival. See you, there!
August 24, 2015 | Event | Comments Off on Indiana Bacon Festival – Delphi – August 29 – 11 am – 10 pm