Food & Health
Purdue Extension is co-sponsoring the annual Indiana Extension Homemakers Association's Home and Family Conference, designed to strengthen families by showing them how to spend wisely, eat right and live well. The conference June 13-15 at the Sheraton Hotel at Keystone Crossing includes more than 20 sessions on health and wellness, family relationships, community and technology.
River scene
Bob Rode, aquaculture extension specialist, shares resources to aid with the confusion as to whether seafood is healthy or harmful. USDA encourages the public to consume approximately 2 meals per week of seafood as part of a healthy diet. Is that safe?
Purdue researchers Catherine Hill and Val Watts are designing insecticides that target dopamine rece
Purdue researchers have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.
Illegal meth lab
A new Purdue Extension publication gives community leaders insight into the methamphetamine scourge so they can work to solve the problems it causes in Indiana, which leads the nation in meth lab raids.
Reyna Bracamontes of Frankfort arrived in Clinton County nearly 10 years ago. She earned her GED wit
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Purdue Extension-Clinton County serves its growing Latino population by providing a variety of educational programs. Learn how one volunteer learned from Purdue Extension and shared her knowledge with others.
Thanksgiving turkey
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Thanksgiving holiday food shoppers will find adequate supplies of turkeys but at higher prices, depending on the type and whether grocers pass the increases on to customers or eat the loss themselves, a Purdue University agricultural economist says.
Kids eating healthy foods
Purdue University is establishing one of four regional centers for research into nutrition education and obesity prevention in a nationwide project of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA has awarded $4 million in grants to set up the regional centers and one coordinating center.

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