In 2018, the Purdue Extension produce safety training team will provide training for growers, packers, processors and sellers of fresh produce. Training sessions will be held at seven locations throughout Indiana.
It's that time of year again. The desperate rush to find the 'perfect' tree for your annual year-end celebration is very real. Unfortunately, you chose a tree last year that died within a month and was disappointingly dull. This year, follow Dr. Lawson's tips to find the best Christmas tree!
The holidays are all about bringing family and friends together to celebrate the season and enjoy good food. However, some unwelcome guests like Salmonella, E. coli, Staph aureus and Listeria can ruin an otherwise great party.
Commercial vegetable farmers and market gardeners will be able to network and gain invalauble tips on how to improve their business during the Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium.
The annual Indiana Small Farm Conference and trade show will take place on March 1-3. Registration is now open.
"The opioid crisis has greatly affected rural communities," said Angie Abbott, associate director of Purdue Extension and program leader for Health and Human Sciences Extension. "We see this symposium as a way to build awareness and forge effective partnerships among organizations and individuals to address this dire public health emergency."
Teachers, parents and outdoor enthusiasts will want to download this free publication, The Great Clearcut Controversy. Students investigate animal response to clearcut timber harvest, apply an engineering design process and design a viable management solution.