Interested in animal science? Teens are invited to participate in a three day workshop at the Indiana State Fairgrounds where they will learn how to train, implement and create an influenza prevention program in their community. This free training is sponsored by the Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana State Board of Animal Health, and Indiana 4-H Youth Development, and funded by a grant.
The 2015 Hendricks County scholarship applications are now available! The deadline to submit county applications is March 6. We recently uploaded the 2015 Farmhouse Fraternity Scholarship Application. The submission deadline is March 15. View this page for information and scholarship applications.
The Purdue Master Gardener Program provides an opportunity for Indiana residents to increase their knowledge on a variety of horticultural subjects. The mission of the program is to provide research-based information and assistance in the areas of gardening and home horticulture through the use of trained and certified volunteers. For information on upcoming Basic Training classes in Hendricks County, contact the Extension Office at 745-9260.
The Purdue Extension Women in Agriculture Team is committed to providing educational opportunities, current resources and a network of support to position all women for success in the agriculture industry through skill development, confident decision-making and personal well-being. The Purdue Women in Agriculture Regional Meeting will take place at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle on Thursday, March 19. Registration is due by March 12. View this page for more information.
It's that time of year again! The 4-H Flower Sale Fundraiser is going on now! All proceeds go to the 4-H Clubs of Hendricks County and the Hendricks County 4-H Youth Council to help fund various programs, scholarships, activities, awards and more! To purchase flowers, contact your local 4-H member. Order by March 20th to ensure your order!
The Area 6 F4 program is a collaboration among centrally located Extension educators, and focuses on developing an e-learning community for you. Check out this page for more information and to download our newsletter.
We are now enrolling! Kindergarten U is a week-long "book camp" where pre-K youth experience what kindergarten will be like. The curriculum models a typical year of kindergarten where the participants read, write, count, explore the sciences, participate in physical exercises, and other fun, educational activities.