Have you ever known a child who received free or reduced priced meals at school, or a family who received food stamps? Have you ever volunteered at a food pantry, soup kitchen, or community garden? Have you ever been a recipient of food from one of these places? And have you ever thought about how you can get involved to make a difference in your community?
Every February we celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month, supported by the American Dental Association (ADA). It first began in 1941 as National Children's Dental Health Day. The topic's popularity grew so that in 1981, the day became a month-long focus on children's dental health. National Dental Health Month focuses on community, through sharing education and activities in schools, clubs, and libraries to help inspire good oral health and dental habits.
Next month, approximately 40 percent of American will make a New Year's resolution. In the hopes of maintaining long-lasting change, it is common for people to empty their pantries of tempting foods, lace up their jogging shoes, buy a yearly planner or trade sugary drinks for big bottles of water.
Teachers, parents and outdoor enthusiasts will want to download this free publication, The Great Clearcut Controversy. Students investigate animal response to clearcut timber harvest, apply an engineering design process and design a viable management solution.
Have you walked outside recently and heard a loud rattling bugle coming from the sky, and thought to yourself "what in the world is making that noise?" More than likely, you were hearing the calls of sandhill cranes. FNR extension specialist shares when and where to view sandhill cranes in Indiana.
Consumers planning a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this year can expect to pay less for turkeys, compared to 2016. The prices of other holiday staples, such as dressing, dinner rolls and pumpkin pie, should remain about the same or increase only slightly, according to an analysis by Chris Hurt, Purdue Extension agricultural economist.
The Indiana Extension Educators Association presented its annual award to county educators during Purdue Extension's Professional Development Conference last week.