An introduction to Aquaponics will be shared at the 2015 Indiana Small Farm Conference by: Bob Rode, Purdue aquaculture lab manager; Dr. Kwamena Quagrainie, aquaculture marketing director; and John Woodbury, Nature's Gift Aquaponics.
Farmers who are deciding which of the new federal farm programs is right for their operation will be able to speak directly with Purdue University experts during a free webinar on Feb. 16.
Trees are planted for various reasons including, timber production, wildlife habitat, riparian buffers, native woodland restoration, windbreaks, watershed protection, erosion control, and conservation. If you are contemplating planting trees or shrubs for conservation purposes this spring, it is not too late to order seedlings from Indiana nurseries.
Starting this month, Purdue Extension will offer a series of traditional winter farm meetings with a digital-age twist: Participants and presenters from throughout the state will be linked via the Internet.