Recent calls to the Purdue Extension office have prompted me to re-visit a topic I wrote about last year about this time: bees or wasps that form an elaborate nest and function as a colony. We call them "social" bees and wasps. These insects can sometimes create problems in or around homes.
A stealthy pest of evergreen trees and shrubs is just now getting noticed by some alarmed homeowners. Parts of their evergreens look dead; and what's with all those little pine cones hanging on the branches? Take a closer look - you probably have bagworms.
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.
Have you heard of Noble County Farm to Fork? Check out this video of Farm to Fork, made by our Summer Intern, Tyler Boganwright.