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Jerry Carroll

Farmer, comedian and agricultural speaker

Southern comedian Jerry Carroll harvests a bumper crop of hilarity in his fast-paced, high-energy show. Jerry found humor growing up on his family's farm. Jerry's relatable topics about everyday life crack up the most hard-to-please crowds.

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Description

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Country comedian Jerry harvests a bumper crop of high hilarity in his fast-paced, high-energy show about everyday life. His relatable topics crack up the most hard-to-please crowds.

Jerry found comedy growing up on his family's farm. For 20 years, he worked the farm before finally pursuing his life's dream of entertaining people and making them laugh.

Jerry's seemingly effortless ability to spin out punch line after punch line, story after story, took him from emcee to headliner in just eight short months. Since beginning in 1993, Jerry has performed for crowds from 20 to 20,000 in venues ranging from the local volunteer fire department's banquet, to the Minister's of Provincial Parliament at the Royal York in Toronto, Canada. Everywhere he goes, he leaves audiences roaring with laughter.

Besides corporate meeting and events, conventions, countless associations, comedy clubs, and country clubs, Jerry has opened concerts for music artists such as Michael Bolton, Patty Loveless, Lyle Lovett, and Larry Gatlin. Jerry has performed from coast to coast in the U.S. and throughout Canada.

When he's not on the road making people laugh, Jerry still works the fields of his family's farm. This experience makes him one of the nation's most sought-after speakers for agricultural related events.

Make your next event a huge success with this hilarious farmer, speaker, and country comedian.

Testimonials and Reviews

"Best comedian we have ever hired or will hire!!! This is the third time we have asked Jerry Carroll to entertain our guys, and he never fails to do just that... ENTERTAIN!! Quick and Dirty is he's AWESOME!! Always arrives early, show is personable, fits the audience no matter how diverse. Our entire audience loved him!" - Office Manager, Environmental Air Systems, Inc. Spring Safety Meeting (Greensboro, NC)

"The banquet entertainment from Jerry Carroll was a huge success. I have had so many people comment on how they connected with Jerry and actually got his message. They really did appreciate the opportunity to listen to his stories growing up and relating to him. His closing was my favorite part of the whole show, he brought up the part about Paul Harvey's speech God Made A Farmer. Thank you again. If you need any references for his future engagements please don't hesitate to use my name." - Board of Directors, Whiteside County Cattlemen's Assn Annual Banquet (Morrison, IL)

"Jerry Carroll is a generous, entertaining, and inspiring speaker. His comical talents was a perfect wrap up to our Conference. We were so glad to have him join us! He had the crowd laughing and was a great person to relate to our group. It was an absolute pleasure working with him. Thank you for everything!" - Meeting Planner, Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference (Des Moines, IA)

"Jerry Carroll showed up for our National Sales Conference several hours in advance of his performance and immediately started relating to our group and making them laugh. He is one of the funniest and fun people to be around that I have ever met. He is unassuming and very personable. If you are looking for a great performance of humor and real-life rural and farm humor, Jerry Carroll is as good as I have ever heard. In our reviewing our conference participant surveys, Jerry received the highest presentation rating of all of our hired presenters this year." - Meeting Planner, Select Sires National Sales Conference (Plain City, OH)

"We were all very happy and appreciative to have Jerry Carroll entertain us. He did a great job connecting with the audience, which was a collection of people from twenty different states. Through the use of humor he encouraged the young people to stay connected with agriculture. It was an awesome way to kick off our show!" - Co-Chair, Virginia Junior Angus Association Eastern Regional Junior Angus Show (Harrisonburg, VA)

"Jerry Carroll is a top notch entertainer as well as being a genuine nice person! He had several of our customers in tears from laughing so hard! It could not have been any better. He knocked the ball out of the park!!!!" - Event Planner, AgTrax Technologies Customer Meeting (Kansas City, MO)

"Jerry Carroll was excellent! Besides on the stage, he also entertained our members at the airport, hotel, etc.! Our President wants him back for our 100th annual celebration. I will be contacting you as soon as I know the dates!!" - Convention coordinator, South Dakota Farmers Union State Convention (Aberdeen, SD)

"Jerry Carroll was a HOME RUN for us. He did a great job. He was funny and entertaining. He arrived early and was professional. Our group would sure recommend Jerry for any Ag group." - Senior V.P., Bank of Atchison Farmer Client Meeting (Atchison, KS)

"Jerry Carroll's high energy performance had the audience laughing instantly and kept them rolling for over an hour. Great job - well suited to our audience." - Board Member, American Museum of Agriculture Benefit Concert (Lubbock, TX)

"We absolutely hit a home run by having Jerry Carroll at our ag appreciation lunch. The crowd of about 200 loved him. I would recommend him to anyone looking for good, down home humor. The whole booking process, travel, etc was smooth and easy. He went above and beyond by helping us with a radio interview yesterday morning, as well. If you need a reference, please keep me in mind." - Vice President , United Bank Ag Appreciation luncheon (Atmore, AL)

"Jerry Carroll was a true professional. He was the highlight of our Christmas Party. All day all I have heard from our employees about what a wonderful idea it was to have Jerry. We laughed till we cried." - President, U.S. Waste Industries Christmas party (Columbia, SC)

"Jerry Carroll worked out exceptionally well. We had a large crowd of farm families, and Jerry tailored his material to this group. He was able to relate to the attendees." - Manager, Indiana State Poultry Association Annual Meeting (Jasper, IN)

Previous Performances

CORPORATE EVENTS

Agland, Inc. (Greeley, CO) - Agrequip/Conrad American (Des Moines, IA) - AgTexas Farm Credit Services (Lubbock, TX) - AgTrax Technologies (Kansas City, MO) -Alamance Regional Medical Center (Burlington, NC) - Asgrow and DEKALB Seed(Brookings, SD) - B&S Insurance Agency (Palmyra, MO) - Bank of Atchison (Atchison, KS) - Bayer CropScience (Saskatoon, SK) - Blattner Energy (Minneapolis, MN) - CHS, Inc.(Cape Coral, FL) - Co-Alliance Communications (Indianapolis, IN) - Community State Bank (Poteau, OK) - DEKALB (Monsanto) (Indianapolis, IN) - DuPont Pioneer (Johnston, IA) - E.A. Renfroe & Company, Inc. (Birmingham, AL) - Eagle Transport Corp (Rocky Mount, NC) - Effingham Equity (Effingham, IL) - Environmental Air Systems, Inc.(Greensboro, NC) - Everglades Farm Equipment Co., Inc. (Belle Glade, FL) - Fairmont Veterinary Clinic (Fairmont, MN) - Farm Credit Services of North Dakota (Minot, ND) -First Farmers Bank & Trust (Converse, IN) - Flagstaff County (Sedgewick, AB) - Future Vision Partnership (Fargo, ND) - Helena Chemical Company (Saint Henry, OH) -Holtzinger Fruit Company (Yakima, WA) - Hudye Soil Services (Norquay, SK) - Illinois Rural Heritage Museum (Pinckneyville, IL) - Indiana Farm Bureau Inc. (Indianapolis, IN) - Iowa Farm Bureau (Des Moines, IA) - James River Equipment (Courtland, VA) - James Valley Grain (Oakes, ND) - John Deere (Waterloo, IA) - K & S Millwrights, Inc. (Buffalo Lake, MN) - Linn Co-op Oil Co. (Cedar Rapids, IA) - Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc. (Memphis, TN) - McLane Carolina (Battleboro, NC) - McLane Mid Atlantic(Fredericksburg, VA) - McLane Southwest (Temple, TX) - Mesquite Oil Tools, Inc(Snyder, TX) - Midstate Agronomy (De Smet, SD) - Mid-State Seed (Marshall, MO) -MiTek Industries, Inc. (San Antonio, TX) - Monty's Plant Food Company (Louisville, KY) - No-Till Farmer / Lessiter Publications (Springfield, IL) - NuTech Seed (Fargo, ND) -Nutrient Advisors & Summit Ag (West Point, NE) - PIC APEX (Herreid, SD) - Pioneer Hi-Bred (Kansas City, MO) - Poky Feeders, Inc. (Scott City, KS) - Powell Seeds (Converse, IN) - Producers Rice Mill, Inc. (Stuttgart, AR) - Rensselaer Swine Services (Rensselaer, IN) - SciMax Solutions (Des Moines, IA) - Select Sires (Plain City, OH) - Shivvers Manufacturing (Osceola, IA) - Specialty Fertilizer Products, LLC (Des Moines, IA) -Syngenta (Chicago, IL) - U.S. Waste Industries (Columbia, SC) - United Bank (Atmore, AL) - Vita Plus (Merrillville, IN) - just to name a few!

ASSOCIATION MEETINGS AND TRADE SHOWS

Agriland FS (Woodbine, IA) - Alabama Peanut Growers Association (Panama City Beach, FL) - American Farmers & Ranchers (Oklahoma City, OK) - Associated Milk Producers(Minneapolis, MN) - Billings Chamber of Commerce (Billings, MT) - California Farm Bureau Federation (Sacramento, CA) - Carolina/Virginia Dairy Products Association(Charleston, SC) - Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce (Tazewell, TN) - Colusa County Farm Bureau (Colusa, CA) - Cooperative Extension Secretaries (Raleigh, NC) -Cooperative Resources International (Minneapolis, MN) - Family Motorcoach Association (York, PA) - Georgia Young Farmers Association (Carnesville, GA) - Horizon Resources (Williston, ND) - Humphreys County Soil & Water Conservation District(Silver City, MS) - Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of SC (Columbia, SC) -Indiana State Poultry Association (Jasper, IN) - Kankakee County Fair (Kankakee, IL) -Key Cooperative (Altoona, IA) - MidAtlantic Farm Credit (Walkersville, MD) - Mills County Farm Bureau (Malvern, IA) - Minnesota Association of Farm Mutual Insurance(St Cloud, MN) - Missouri Farm Bureau (Jefferson City, MO) - Moberly Area Chamber of Commerce (Moberly, MO) - National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization(Louisville, KY) - Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (Kearney, NE) - New Century FS (Tama, IA) - Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance (Albany, NY) - Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (Columbus, OH) - Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association (Kennewick, WA) - Panhandle Grain and Feed Association (Amarillo, TX) -Pendleton Grain Growers, Inc (Pendleton, OR) - Rocky Mountain Agribusiness Association (Denver, CO) - Salem Area Chamber of Commerce (Salem, OR) - Scott County Cattlemen's Association (Davenport, IA) - Shelby County Ag Promotion Committee (Shelbyville, IN) - Sioux County Dairy Board Promotion (Hull, IA) - South Carolina Forestry (Columbia, SC) - South Carolina National Heritage Corridor (Florence, SC) - South Dakota Farmers Union (Aberdeen, SD) - Southern Crop Production Association (Orlando, FL) - Stratton Equity Coop (Burlington, CO) - Tennessee Farmers Cooperative (Ft. Walton Beach, FL) - Tri County Cattlemen (Macomb, IL) - Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Mansfield, PA) - VHA Georgia (Atlanta, GA) - Virginia Junior Angus Association (Harrisonburg, VA) - Washington Farm Bureau (Yakima, WA) -WFS Cooperative (Mankato, MN) - Whiteside County Cattlemen's Assn (Morrison, IL) - just to name a few!

Available for: Corporate Event, Trade Show, Convention, Conference, Awards Banquet, Staff Appreciation Dinner, Special Event, Festival, Fair, School, College, Country Club, Chamber of Commerce Meeting, Christmas Party, Benefit, Fundraiser, Concert, Private Party, Keynote, Association

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Jerry Carroll

Performance Schedule

Note: As of 6/1/16, this schedule may not include recently-booked performances. Please check back for updates.

3/2/2017Ottawa, IL - Agronomy Appreciation Dinner
1/4/2017Ridgetown, ON - Southwest Agriculture Conference
12/10/2016Calgary, AB - Farm Forum
12/2/2016Minneapolis, MN - Annual Best of Beef Banquet
11/12/2016Dublin, NC - Annual Meeting
8/22/2016Peoria, IL - Annual Convention
8/20/2016Rensselaer, IN - Customer Appreciation Celebration
7/20/2016Hilton Head, SC - Comedy Concert
7/19/2016Hilton Head, SC - Comedy Concert
5/26/2016Hickory, NC - Annual Company Meeting
5/16/2016Elizabeth City, NC - Annual Meeting
5/9/2016Lyons, KS - Annual Meeting
3/17/2016Anaheim, CA - Annual Conference
3/15/2016Bismarck, ND - NDWDA Annual Convention
3/5/2016Sandwich, IL - Annual Meeting
2/28/2016Austin, TX - Annual Conference
2/22/2016Morton, MN - Annual Meeting
2/17/2016Mt Pleasant, IA - Grower Meeting
2/16/2016Spencer, IA - Northwest Iowa Ag Outlook Conference
2/9/2016Lincoln, NE - Annual Legislative Conference
2/8/2016Ashland, NE - Customer Meeting
2/5/2016Raleigh, NC - Awards Banquet
1/27/2016Mt. Vernon, IL - Top Producer Meeting
1/26/2016Mount Pleasant, MI - National Corn Growers Association