The 2017 Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium is scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST at Teibel's Restaurant, Schererville, IN. The program is packed full of useful information for vegetable farmers, including market gardeners.
There is a great opportunity for college students opening up if you are interested in a paid internship opportunity working on a vegetable farm in Lake County!
The Lake County Indiana Master Gardener Association is providing scholarships to undergraduate college/university students from Lake County, Indiana majoring in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Botany (Horticulture Equivalent), Plant Pathology, Agricultural Education, and Entomology. Other majors that benefit consumer gardening may be considered if the applicant provides a one paragraph description of how they will use their major to promote the objectives.
It's the time of the year that everyone is wanting to get out and garden, plant in the fields, or make improvements to homes and businesses. But, do you know what dangers lay below the ground?
In light of African American History month, here are some facts about how they used to garden or what things they focused on with gardening.
Do you need to get your soil tested for nutrient levels or potential contaminates? There are a variety of resources out there and opportunities to get this done.
There are usually many dates throughout the year for Lake County Farmers to get credits towards the pesticide licenses. See the full article for dates of the common program that occur every year.