The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that payroll employment in the United States in August had increased by 189,000. It was a typical number for the last couple of years. The average so far this year has been 178,000. The average last year was 187,000. August was a normal month.
If you are a new farmer or just considering the idea, you are invited to register for the Beginning Farmer East Regional Workshop. The event is 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m., Oct. 28, at Randolph County Fairgrounds, 1885 U.S. Route 27, Winchester.
It's August, the start of the fall semester, and a good time to figure out what's going on in the economy. There are some new limits on what can happen, because we're close to full employment.
A pioneering state conservation officer and a leading advocate for sustainable farming have been named winners of the 2017 Women in Agriculture awards presented by Purdue Extension. The awards were presented Thursday (Aug. 17) as part of the lieutenant governor's Celebration of Agriculture program during the Indiana State Fair.
Indiana DNR is now giving access to Indiana landowners to inexpensive, high quality seedlings. Read more to find out more about this program!
A generous grant awarded by State Farm is allowing Purdue Extension to offer a limited number of scholarships for the Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing workshops throughout Indiana.
Wired's article, "Redefining 'Broadband' Could Slow Rollout In Rural Areas" covers the issue the Federal Communications Commission is tackling right now: What counts as a broadband internet connection?