Clark County Extension is sponsoring a 4-part beekeeping class series in February and March. Beekeeping experts including the Indiana State chief Apiary Inspector, Purdue University, Dadant & Sons Inc., and New Albany Honey & Apiary will teach these classes.
As part of its collaborative effort with the community, Clark County Extension is once again partnering with the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department on their adult education classes starting January to April 2017. As part of this effort, Clark County Extension will teach a vegetable gardening classes each month from January to April at the Clarksville middle school.
To help answer common questions farmers have on spending fertilizer dollars wisely and maximizing farm profits, Clark County Extension will host an Agronomy workshop jointly with Purdue University, Department of Agronomy on February 28, 2018 at 6:30pm. Dr. Jim Camberato will be the main speaker. His topic "Using soil test and the N rate calculator to spend fertilizer dollars wisely" will cover how soil test can be used to put P and K fertilizer where it is most likely to return profit in the sho
The 2016 Annual Clark County Farmers Appreciation Day celebration took place during the County's Fair on July 10th. The event was climax with the giving of awards to 4 deserving Clark County Farmers who have contributed a significantly to Agriculture in the County - The Heritage Farmer award, the Heritage Farm award, the Urban Farmer award and the Young/Beginner Farmer award
With the ever narrowing profit margins in farm family incomes and the unpredictability in productivity of age old farming practices, diversifying farm income in Clark County does not need to look too far - beekeeping offers that promise