Extension horse specialists from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska have developed an app that enables smartphone users to calculate a horse's body condition score and record the score with a photo of the horse. The HorseBCS app will be helpful for any horse owner or other trained equine professional. Law enforcement personnel also will benefit from the app, along with 4-H'ers and their leaders, as they learn the proper technique of caring for a horse.
Young people ages 8 to 18 can learn more about the dairy industry at the 2015 Indiana Dairy Youth Conference sponsored by Purdue Extension. The conference will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 11 from at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., Noblesville.
Giant salamanders are sensitive to changes in their aquatic environment. Listen to this new podcast interviewing Dr. Shem Unger on the effects of sedimentation on the physiology of juvenile eastern hellbenders.
The Valparaiso Local Food Summit intends to place local food and agricultural economic development on the agendas of public policymakers, business leaders, not-for-profit institutions, and citizens.