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Lynn Stieglitz and his son Jeremy standing in front of Milan  Center Feed and Grain in Northeast Indiana
Guiding Farm Families Down the Road of Succession Planning

Busy running a medium-sized milling operation as a family-owned business, Lynn Stieglitz hadn’t given much thought to succession planning. But after attending a regional dairy producers meeting in 2022, a presentation by Purdue...

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Helping Hoosiers Get on their Feet

Purdue Extension provided education to adults about physical activity and ways to increase walking behaviors through Get WalkIN’. This program is a 12-week series of emails, with e-mail messages sent twice weekly for the first four weeks and then weekly for the next eight weeks.

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How Much Will Homeowner Property Tax Bills Rise in 2024?

Last year Indiana homeowners were hit with property tax bill increases averaging 17 percent, an extraordinary increase. Will it happen again in 2024? Let’s compare 2023 to what we know about 2024 so far, and take a guess.

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Stephen Meyers shows Carlos Antonio López Manzano some interesting aspects of their mother mint plant.
Returning to his roots: Stephen Meyers and the land-grant mission

If you’re cruising through northern Indiana in late summer or early fall, roll down your windows. Take a deep breath. Where does the smell take you? Candy canes and hot cocoa? The gum you keep asking for from your friend? Maybe the toothpaste you used that morning?

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Purdue Extension’s UAV Program Prepares Participants to Fly Drones for Work or Hobby

 Purdue Extension created the UAV program for Indiana stakeholders. Over 240 sessions totaling 190 hours, training focused on UAV applications, safety, regulations, sensors, and best-use cases.

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Providing Support for Families Through Seasons of Change

Changes are a normal part of life; however, sudden or unexpected changes, such as a divorce or separation of parents, can significantly affect children’s well-being. Dubois County Circuit Court Judge Nathan A. Verkamp sees the cases in his courtroom daily and has made it a mission to help support these families.

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Small Businesses Thrive by Improving and Expanding their Online Presence

To remain competitive, rural and small businesses need a well-designed online presence. In the past few years, small businesses adopted technology at breakneck speed to adjust to pandemic conditions and survive. Salesforce stated that over 70% of small and medium businesses went digital to persist through the pandemic.

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