Our office will have limited hours over spring break, see the 4-H notes for details!
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Join us Saturday April 18 for the Energy Expo. 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. T
Franklin County 4-H Members in grades 7-8 are invited to attend 4-H Round Up, a fun and exciting career exploration trip to Purdue University, June 22-24, 2015.
The Franklin County Extension Homemakers will award one $500.00 scholarship to a Franklin County high school senior. The scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses. Payment will
be made to the winner upon completion of the student's first term of classes.
Completed applications must be postmarked by April 27, 2015.
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
Beef ID Day has been postponed to Friday, March 13, 2015 from 5-7 PM at the Fairgrounds.
Refer to this year's Franklin County 4-H Rulebook for complete project information.