Agriculture
July 22-28, 2016
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Enjoy the fun, food, education, and festivities at the Boone County 4-H Fair July 22-28 with free admission and free parking. For more information and a fair schedule click here or call the Purdue Extension Office of Boone County at 765-482-0750.
Purdue Extension invites new and beginning farmers to complete a survey will help Purdue researchers and Extension educators better understand the current practices, preferences, needs and concerns of new and beginning farmers in Indiana who operate or are interested in operating a small farm, and to identify ways to better serve this population.
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The gardening project introduces youth to vegetable gardening.You will learn about planning a vegetable garden, planting, fertilizing, different vegetable pests, harvesting, storage techniques and careers.
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The educational 4-H dairy program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both dairy subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications) under the direction of caring adults.
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The educational 4-H beef program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both beef subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications). Skills are learned under the direction of caring adults
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The 4-H Horse and Pony Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as general management, training, nutrition, housing, and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and activities such as horse bowl, Hippology and judging, and in preparation of an exhibit. Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-maki
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The 4-H Llama Project (Llama & Alpacas) provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. An important objective of this project is for the 4-H member to experience the pride of owning / leasing a Llama or alpaca, gaining it's trust and being responsible for its care.

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