After years of experience, we know that some questions get asked frequently. These are the top 50+ questions the Purdue Extension office in many counties typically receive. If you have a question that you feel may be a common question relating to agriculture, natural resources, pest control, home lawn and garden, or other similar field, start here.
Commercial fruit and vegetable growers have had their eye on the Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Rule, which took effect in January. Under the Act, growers who meet certain criteria must test water that is applied to harvestable portions of growing crops.
The Purdue Master Gardener Program is an integral part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and provides the residents of Indiana a chance to grow. Under the guidance and support of Purdue Extension, selected residents of a county voluntarily begin a training program specifically designed to prepare them to help others grow.
If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue University has the ideal program for you. Beginning September 6, 2016, a Purdue Master Gardener "Basic Training" series will be offered for residents of Noble and Whitley Counties and surrounding areas.
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
Below is the 2016 edition of the Northeast Indiana Farmers Market Guide, including Farmers Markets and farm stands (direct-to-consumer).
Noble County ANR news articles, news releases and newsletters