The Purdue Extension Office - Ohio County is beginning the search for summer help. You are invited to apply for the summer program assistant. The program assistant will also work directly with the Extension Educators to organize and carry-out programs in other extension areas as well as the Mini 4-H program. This job will begin in May and end in August. The job will be for approximately 10-12 weeks, Monday thru Friday 9 AM to 4 PM. The county fair would require flexibility in hours.
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 6:00-9:00PM at the Southeast Purdue Ag Center there will be a workshop on Forages. Purdue University Forage Specialist Keith Johnson and Extension Educator Jill Richards will be presenting. Topics include: Basic differences between good and bad forages, Qualities used for selecting hay for livestock, Nutrition related to hay quality, Proper storage for hay quality.
On Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 9:30AM - 12:00PM at Cox Livestock Market in Osgood, Indiana there will be a training for Law Enforcement & Emergency Personnel. The purpose of this program is to provide law enforcement a basic understanding of farm animal behavior and handling in order to be better prepared to respond in the face of an incident involving livestock. The program will be presented by Dr. Ron Lemenager - Purdue University Beef Specialist. Topics include: Escaped Animal Handling, When