Indiana Master Naturalist Class to be offered in Brown County
Solar panels on farm
Farmers and other business owners in rural areas can learn critical steps to increased energy efficiency in workshops hosted by Purdue Extension.
Growing Power
The third Columbus Area Local Food Summit is set for 13 February. Sessions will focus on food equity in our region and - as always - opportunities to find out who is doing what in our local food economy. Free registration is now open, and closes on 6 February. In lieu of a registration fee, free-will donations supporting local food access by area food pantries will be taken. To register, go to
Farmer's Market vendor showing customer a dozen eggs
Farmers market managers, vendors and those who want to start or grow farmers markets in their communities can learn new strategies, find out about available resources and take advantage of networking opportunities at the third annual Farmers Market Forum.
If you are mystified by how to coax fruit from your fruit trees, this is the workshop for you. We will be hands-on in the orchard with lots of tips on getting your fruit trees into shape for production. Join Extension Educator Kris Medic, a Board-Certified Master Arborist, assisted by Purdue Master Gardeners, for this helpful workshop. Registration is free, and open now. For Friday - For Saturday -
A Purdue Extension course entitled "Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner" will be offered to assist private landowners in becoming more knowledgeable managers of their woodland property. The course will be held on eight Thursday evenings beginning March 1, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Johnson County Extension Office, 484 North Morton Street, Franklin, IN 46131. There will also be two Saturday morning field trips scheduled on March 10th and April 14th to practice tree identifi
Farm family
For a family farm business to survive the decades, a farm family must plan the transfer from one generation to the next. Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team hosts regional workshops for farm families. Join us for 'Next Steps to Successfully Growing Future Farm Generations' on January 31 at the Johnson County Extension Office.

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Indiana Small Farm Conference

Registration is open for the 2018 Indiana Small Farm Conference! Learn about on-farm fresh produce food safety and more while networking with Extension educators, expert speakers, other farmers and vendors. Learn More!

















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