Production agriculture will be front and center at the annual Davis-Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day. The event is scheduled for August 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The educational program is free. Davis-Purdue is located five miles north of Farmland on Indiana 1.
Trees are lost or seriously damaged every year from high winds, heavy rainfall and other storm-related weather. Once the tree is damaged, deciding on what to do is an important process. Urban Forestry Specialist Lindsey Purcell explains common tree injuries and how to identify them, how to conduct a risk assessment when trees are damaged, and steps to take after the storms are over.
The 4-H Rabbit Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as such as general care, nutrition housing, and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and activities such as Rabbit Ambassadors and in preparation of an exhibit. Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communication
The Henry County 4-H Program strongly encourages 4-H members to join a 4-H Club to gain the overall experience.
The educational 4-H beef program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both beef subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications).
4-H offers many scholarship opportunities including the: W.G. Smith Scholarship, Henry Co Jr Leader Scholarship and the Henry Co Saddle Club Scholarship.