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CCAA Annual Meeting and Hall of Fame Banquet ~ February 27

 

 

Join us for the Carroll County Agriculture Association Annual Meeting and Hall of Fame Banquet!

  • WHEN – Monday,  February 27
  • TIME – 6:00 pm
  • WHERE – Delphi United Methodist Church
  • SPEAKER – Matt Lohr, former Virginia and US FFA President and current motivational speaker on leadership
  • COST – $10 per person for the event
  • RSVP –

Join us as we celebrate our new Hall of Fame Inductees:

Samantha Garrison, Dale Orem, Ayres True Value Hardware

We will also be accepting dues and membership forms and your donation to the Carroll County 4H Fair sponsorship.

Featured speaker:  Matt Lohr, former Virginia State and National FFA President, and Leadership Speaker.

Invitation Letter:  2017 CCAA HOF Banquet Invitation 02-07

Reservation – Dues – 4H Support:

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February 09, 2017 | Education and Event | Comments Off on CCAA Annual Meeting and Hall of Fame Banquet ~ February 27

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education

Nominate your school district to win a grant of $10,000 or $25,000 from the Monsanto Fund.  It takes only a minute!

Click the link below and fill out the nomination form.

Deadline is April 1, 2017.

America’s Farmers – Nomination Form (link)

January 23, 2017 | Education and News and Resources | Comments Off on America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education

Delphi Rotary – Farmer Appreciation Lunch February 28

WhatFree Luncheon for farmers sponsored by Delphi Rotary Club

Where:  Delphi United Methodist Church (located just south of Delphi High School)

WhenFebruary 28, 2017 from noon to 1 PM

Speaker:  Michael Langemeier, Purdue Ag Econ Professor and Farm Bill Specialist will comment on the farm outlook and the farm bill.

RSVP:  Eric Ross (Security Federal Bank ) or Jack Cross (Cross Appraisals)

January 19, 2017 | Education and Events | Comments Off on Delphi Rotary – Farmer Appreciation Lunch February 28

2017 Indiana Third House Sessions

In addition, the Chamber Legislative Luncheon will be on Friday, January 27 at NOON at the Delphi Opera House. Cost is $10 per person with reservations due by Jan. 25.   Online registration is available:  Register for Legislative Lunch

January 18, 2017 | Education and Events and Issues and News | Comments Off on 2017 Indiana Third House Sessions

Empowering Farm Women Program

February 6 – February 13 – February 20

All sessions 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Carroll County Event and Education Center (4H Building)

Empowering Farm Women is a program that brings farm women together to increase their management skills for today’s agriculture businesses. Many farm women are currently managing some or all aspects in many farming operations. This program is designed to bring ladies together to explore and share management strategies to improve their farm businesses.

This year’s theme for the series is Healthy Farm, Healthy Family. Realizing that farm women delicately balance their business and family roles, we are focusing on a farm management topic, as well as a health topic during each session. The Empowering Farm Women program provides a safe environment for women to learn and grow together.

Join us for three sessions on topics that can help keep your family and farm business thriving during the challenging times ahead.

There is no cost to participate, and a light meal will be provided.

For more information, registration, and contact info, please download the flyer:

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January 17, 2017 | Education and Resources | Comments Off on Empowering Farm Women Program

CCAA Member Meeting – January 21

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January 05, 2017 | Education and Event | Comments Off on CCAA Member Meeting – January 21

Soil Conservation Workshop – February 16

Carroll County and White County Soil and Water Conservation Districts are sponsoring a Soil Conservation Workshop.

This program is eligible for Certified Education Units (CEUs) from Soil & Water Conservation.

  • Date:  Thursday, February 16
  • Time:  8:30 am – noon
  • Place:  Wabash & Erie Canal Center, Delphi
  • RSVP:  Carroll County SWCD Office 765.564.4880 X 3
  • or Carroll County CES Office:  574.967.3538

Agenda includes:

4R Strategies to Nitrogen Management, by Jim Sprowl, NorthCentral Coop

Herbicide Use and Cover Crops by Joe Ikley, Weed Science Research Associate, Purdue University

Transforming Drainage: Retaining Water for Increased Resiliency, by Jane Frankenberger, Purdue University, Department of Ag & Biological Engineering.

Download the brochure for more information:  2017-bicosoilconworkshop-brochure

 

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January 05, 2017 | Education | Comments Off on Soil Conservation Workshop – February 16

Monsanto Scholarship – America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, provides $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors and college students pursuing higher education in an ag-related field of studymonsanto-ag-leaders from a two- or four-year program or trade school.

The Grow Ag Leaders program helps engage future generations in agriculture by raising awareness of the diverse career opportunities in the industry and by providing scholarships that enable students to further their education.

In 2017, the program will award over 350 scholarships, totaling more than a half-million dollars to students across the country, and you can help by encouraging students in your community to apply for this scholarship and by endorsing the application of an outstanding student you know. Students are required to have two farmer endorsements to complete their applications.

The student application and farmer endorsement period is open now through February 1, 2017. Students will receive a unique ID number when starting an application, which you will need to submit an endorsement. You can endorse a student at FFA.org/scholarships or by calling 1-877-267-3332.

The scholarship is administered by the National FFA Organization, but applicants are not required to be FFA members.

Sincerely,
America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders
The Monsanto Fund

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December 16, 2016 | Education | Comments Off on Monsanto Scholarship – America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

2017 CCAA and TDM Hog Slat Scholarship Application Available

CCAA and TDM Hog Slat award annual scholarships to students who have demonstrated an interest in, or plan to study, agriculture.

Application deadline is January 15.Scholarship

Interested students are invited to download and complete the application and mail it to CCAA, PO Box 62, Flora IN  46929.

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December 16, 2016 | Education | Comments Off on 2017 CCAA and TDM Hog Slat Scholarship Application Available

Protecting Your Assets – December 7

extension-local-faces-ces_full_web_color_071812Do you have questions about your insurance? Have you ever considered the pros and cons of business structure options, such as Limited Liability Companies (LLC) or Family Limited Partnerships? Are you adjusting your budget due to down profits? If so, join us at Protecting Your Assets to gain valuable information from experts in the area.

WHEN:  Wednesday, December 7, 8:00 am – 11:00 am

WHERE: Michigantown Lions Club-Alumni Community Center (500 S Ohio Street, Michigantown)

RSVP: to Andrea Brown by December 2 (574 967 3538)

Presenters:

  • Business Structures: Legal and Tax Considerations by Miriam Robeson, Attorney at Law
  • How Adequate is the Farm Safety Net? by Michael Langemeier, Purdue University Professor of Ag Economics
  • Strategic Planning in Tight Margins by Paul Marcellino, Howard County ANR Educator

Download the flyer for more information:  2016protect-your-assests

December 02, 2016 | Education | Comments Off on Protecting Your Assets – December 7

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