Purdue Extension Newsletters
According to the 2013 Community Assessment for Older Adults in Owen and Monroe Counties, 50% of adults are caregivers. Through various community programming efforts, we have seen that caregiving is a tough job and one that often goes unnoticed with little support for the people giving care. Please complete this brief survey that will be used to asses the needs of caregivers and identify the strengths and gaps within caregiving in order to improve resources for our communities.
All the latest Ag News for Owen CES
Here are a few practice classes and activities for the livestock judging teams and individuals to work through....enjoy!
If you have grapes, then you should be on the lookout for black rot. Black rot impacts grape production every year. It is a fungus that infects young canes, flowers, tendrils, leaves, and fruit. Most individuals do not notice they have black rot until they see the dark, mummified grapes on their vines
Once again I would like to share some of the tidbits of information I hope the youth gained thanks to participating in the livestock skill-a-thons this year. The livestock skill-a-thon allows the youth a chance to test their knowledge of the livestock industry as a whole.
This year, I had the joy of continuing to host livestock skill-a-thon contests at the Owen County Fair and the Clay County Fair. The winner of the livestock skill-a-thon is not based on how an animal looks, but on the youth's knowledge of the livestock industry as a whole. So here are a few tidbits of information I hope the youth gained thanks to participating in the livestock skill-a-thons this year.