Fruit Tree
Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning, and get hands-on practice with trees. Discover where you can find answers when the workshop is history. Our hands-on workshop will be held at Micheala Farm in Oldenburg on our weather make-up date of March 9 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. There is still time to register!
The event will consist of presentations on various energy related issues/technologies (i.e. solar, wind, energy efficient practices, grants & rebates etc) along with an area for vendors & organizations to set up a booth to display their products and/or services. We have speakers ranging from USDA Rural Development, Purdue, Ball State, a non-profit group and a panel discussion with homeowners that have installed solar and geothermal technologies. The event will be free to the public. The event
Crops
Farmers, landowners, bankers, and farm managers can benefit from attending an upcoming program: Finding Balance in Farmland Lease Contracts. The program will be on Tuesday March 3, 2015 starting at 9:00 a.m. and concluding at noon.
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A 4-H project is a series of learning experiences for 4-H members. There are 60 project areas available for 4-H'ers to choose from in Franklin County. Most projects have manuals or books to assist the 4-H'er with his/her project. 4-H is a "learn by doing" program. Leaders, Junior Leaders and parents are encouraged to teach and show members how to complete a task, but members are expected to learn how to do things themselves, and complete their own projects. One of the fundamental principles
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Cattle
Join us for dinner with extension specialists on alternating Monday evenings. We will discuss your top concerns for beef production, including bull selection and soundness, managing young cows, and strategic supplementation for reproductive success. Bring your questions and enjoy discussion with other cattle producers.
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Many thanks to those who enrolled in the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program using the new 4HOnline system. In this year of transition to a new enrollment system and our move to focus on year-round educational programming for the 4-H youth we serve, we don't want to leave anyone out. If you were unable to enroll by January 15 and wish to participate in Indiana 4-H in 2015, simply contact us at the Purdue Extension Franklin County Office to complete a paper enrollment form and submit the re

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