Hosted by Purdue Agriculture, Boiler Bridge is a statewide series of free, open-to-the-public events that help college-curious youth and parents learn more about all fields of study at Purdue University and showcase local Purdue Extension programs.
This is an exploratory meeting for farm market vendors and other producers to brainstorm ideas on how to be more successful.
Do you have an interest in learning about Citizenship and the global hunger issue? There is an opportunity for Madison County 4-H members (grades 7-12) to get involved and learn more by attending the Global Gateway Experience at the Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas, April 6-10, 2017 (Thursday Evening - Monday evening). Applications are due in the Extension Office by December 1, 2016.
The Junior Leaders will be meeting on Tuesday, October 11, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., at the fairgrounds in Alexandria.
The Madison County 4-H Association is hosting a Farm Toy Show on Saturday, October 1, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the fairgrounds in Alexandria. All proceeds benefit Madison County 4-H.
Purdue Extension - Madison County's Health & Human Science Educator, Demarcus Sneed, together with the HHS Extension Educators from Area VII, will be hosting a Living Well Conference on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. It will be held at Union Chapel Ministries, 180 Building, 4622 N. Broadway Ave., Muncie, IN 47303. This event is open to the public. Morning refreshments and a light lunch will be provided. See attached brochure for further details.
Aquaponics is a system that combines both fish rearing and vegetable production to create a sustainable production system. Bob Rode, a Purdue Aquaponics Research Lab manager and presenter at the conference states, "Although it may sound simple, there are many facets to be considered.