Purdue Extension's Beginning Farmer program will host its Central Regional Workshop Dec. 14 in Discovery Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, with sessions focusing on helping growers adopt practices that promote sustainability, personal health and job satisfaction.
Purdue Extension will offer workshops on farmland lease law, farming liabilities, property rights, Indiana's Right to Farm law, real estate transfer taxation, land trusts and conservation easements. The workshops are designed for farmers, landowners, attorneys, accountants and insurance providers
Certified crop advisers, consultants, farmers, agribusiness professionals and students will learn more about nutrient management, soil and water conservation, pest control and a variety of other topics at the 2016 Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference.
"Real Christmas Trees are renewable, recyclable, release less carbon then artificial trees and provide valuable family memories," shares Daniel Cassens, Professor in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University.
Purdue University Wine Grape Marketing Extension Specialist Katie Barnett says her job is about two things: connections and possibilities. "When you're buying a wine, you could buy a bottle that's on sale," Barnett said, "but what if instead, you bought a sweet wine that was Indiana grown? What if you read the label and saw that they have a small restaurant at their winery, or that they sell their wine at a wine bar five minutes from your house? You could spend your next Friday night at a winery
Changing human behavior is not easy! But, with the right tools, you can effect change over time. Using two previously developed campaigns as examples, the Promote Conservation through an Effective Campaign publication walks you through four steps to help you create an effective campaign to change people's behavior.
The 2016 Compendium of Herbicide Adjuvants is available from Purdue Extension through Purdue's The Education Store.
Now in its 13th edition, the publication lists 779 products from 38 companies. Each listing contains the product name, principal functioning agents, use rates, special comments and name of the manufacturer or distributor.