Agriculture
Walnut Twig Beetle Trap
The Indiana DNR Division of Forestry and Entomology along with Purdue Entomology will be hosting an Early Detector Training program in Brookville this summer. The goals are to train interested citizens and landowners how to identify the signs and symptoms of invasive pests and diseases posing a threat to our Indiana rural and urban forests. These trained Citizen scientists will them be asked to report via GLEDN website or App where they are seeing these signs and symptoms in their community and
2105 FC4H Fair
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The Franklin County 4-H Fair is a favorite family friendly summer activity for the residents and visitors of Franklin County. It takes place the 3rd week in July at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Brookville, Indiana. Visit us to see the incredible 4-H exhibits, quality livestock and animal shows, open class exhibits, rides, food, games, grandstand events and more! Admission to the fair is free!
Red barn
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The Open Class Exhibits in the Red Barn at the Franklin County 4-H Fair are sponsored by the Extension Homemakers. Any Franklin County resident, member of a Franklin County Extension Homemaker Club, or parent of a Franklin County 4-H member may enter exhibits in the Red Barn, except 4-H members are invited to submit exhibits for the Open Class judging. Exhibits are entered on Monday, July 13th beginning at 9:00 AM until 11:30 AM at the Red Barn.
Franklin County 4-H Rule Book
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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