Hosted by Purdue Agriculture, Boiler Bridge is a statewide series of free, open-to-the-public events that help college-curious youth and parents learn more about all fields of study at Purdue University and showcase local Purdue Extension programs.
Purdue Extension Nutrition Educations Programs are seeking qualified individuals to teach and provide relevant nutrition and health information in St. Joseph County.
Indiana 4-H enrollment is now open in South Bend, Mishawaka and the communities of St. Joseph County, Indiana for the 2017 4-H year. 4-H is a premier source of educational programs to help young people reach their full potential. Enrollment is easier than ever with the 4-H Online system, https://in.4honline.com.
Greenhouse operators and horticulturists will have an opportunity to network with industry experts and Purdue Extension specialists during the 2016 Indiana Flower Growers Association Purdue Conference. The conference will be 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Beck Center, 4540 U.S. 52 W, West Lafayette.
Interest rates are low. The 10-year Treasury bond rate, which forecasters use as a benchmark, averaged 1.6 percent in August. That's the third lowest monthly rate in the past 20 years. The 30-year home mortgage rate averaged 3.4 percent in August. That's the fifth lowest rate in the past 20 years.
Many insects have names. These names fall into one of two groups: common names or scientific names. Names generally used by the public for specific insects are known as common names and sometimes vary from place to place.
Keep poinsettia in complete darkness for 15 hours each day - for example, between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. - for eight to 10 weeks until red bracts begin to show.