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UPDATED 05/30/2017 - June Edition
Thanks to a grant from the Ag Field of Interest Fund at the Decatur County Community Foundation we bring you the Field to Plate series. The purpose of this series is to provide hands-on demonstrations to help people learn how to garden; how to read a recipe; how to measure ingredients and gain a basic understanding of food science and nutrition. Sessions are taught by Purdue Extension and Main Street Greensburg.
THIS IS YOUR INVITATION to enroll in the Master Gardener Intern Training program that will be offered in Decatur/Ripley County in the fall of 2017. This popular program is for people who would like to learn more about gardening AND are interested in putting that new knowledge to use volunteering in their community.
With persistent, often heavy rainfall triggering flood alerts throughout Indiana during the last week of April and first week of May, many Hoosiers were concerned about possible damage to homes and newly planted grain crops. In response, Purdue University's Extension Disaster Education Network has compiled a list of online resources that could help Indiana homeowners and farmers coping with the storms' aftermath.
This page has all the general project requirements for Decatur County.
This page has information on livestock & companion animals for Decatur County 4-H.
4-H offers hundreds of different ways to learn and do new things. 4-H is the nation's largest youth service organization. It helps young people develop and improve life skills such as self-confidence, leadership, citizenship and communications. Why should youth join 4-H? Through 4-H, you are exposed to fun and challenges that bring about education in numerous areas. With 4-H, you can: Have fun, make friends and go places!
4-H is a program that gives young people an advantage. It gives them the