There has been much debate in the popular press lately regarding the role of timber harvesting on forest communities. Taking a look at several large-scale studies that have investigated the effects of tree canopy removal on amphibians and reptiles can help us understand what is happening to the wildlife in our forests..
This course will provide valuable information for landowners interested in learning more about forests and woodland management in Indiana. Topics include: tree identification, forest biology, forest management planning and techniques, timber harvesting and marketing, wildlife management, and economic considerations for woodland management.
The short session of the Indiana General Assembly is underway, and one of the topics of debate is the organization of township governments. So, some information about townships might come in handy. You can't tell the townships without a scorecard.
When winter temperatures dip below zero and winds howl across the prairie, gardeners may worry that their trees and shrubs are taking a beating. No need for doom and gloom yet - most hardy landscape and orchard plants are reasonably able to cope with most of our winters, including our recent polar vortex.
On Monday, December 18, Indiana legislators, state officials, reporters, and policy geeks gathered in the Statehouse and online, for the annual reveal of the state revenue forecast update. Would Santa arrive early with a pack full of added revenues so legislators could make rather merry in the coming session of the General Assembly? Or would the Grinch leave revenue even too small for a mouse?
Farm families can learn how to ensure a successful ownership transition from one generation to the next in a workshop sponsored by the Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team.
'Millenium' is a hybrid Allium selected for late flowering. It has masses of rose-purple blooms; a uniform habit; and neat, shiny, green foliage that remains attractive long after blooms have faded. It is also known for its resistance to drought. And now it's the 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year!