Production agriculture will be front and center at the annual Davis-Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day. The event is scheduled for August 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The educational program is free. Davis-Purdue is located five miles north of Farmland on Indiana 1.
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Michael O'Donnell, Purdue Extension & Natural Resource Educator, explains growing garlic.
Michael O'Donnell, Purdue Extension & Natural Resource Educator, explains Cold Crops.
A farmer network initiated in March 2015 by Purdue Extension is seeking new participants. Purdue Extension of Delaware and Madison Counties is coordinating the network for those interested in local and regional food production, with a focus on diversified, specialty crop, and small- to mid-scale farm owners and operators marketing their products direct to consumers and to local and regional buyers. Beginning or aspiring farmers are highly encouraged to participate.
Michael O'Donnell, Extension Educator, visits a field that was "planted green" in Delaware County. Check out this YouTube video to learn more about this emerging production system. In this case, soybeans are no-till planted into a green, living cover of cereal rye.
Learn about upcoming programs and the latest resources from Purdue Extension-Delaware County, Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR).