WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A statewide series of community events hosted by Purdue University's College of Agriculture will help college-curious youth and parents learn more about multiple fields of study at Purdue while showcasing Purdue Extension programs.
So, you're a grain farmer and you've got some interest in transitioning into organic farming. How do you get started? Purdue Extension has received funding to help you make the transition.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that payroll employment in the United States in August had increased by 189,000. It was a typical number for the last couple of years. The average so far this year has been 178,000. The average last year was 187,000. August was a normal month.
High school students like Ludvin Cambara of Frankfort can gain the tools, training, and mentorship they need to create the next big business idea at the Indiana 4-H Entrepreneurship Academy.
When Justin Hosler was injured 20 years ago, he knew working his family farm would be a challenge. The Indiana AgrAbility Project eliminates or minimizes obstacles in production agriculture for Hosler and other farmers and ranchers with disabilities.
Purdue University alumnus Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, program director and creator of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue's Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, has been awarded the Social Worker of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Nicoletti-Martinez will be recognized and awarded at the NASW annual state conference luncheon Sept. 25 at the Marriott East, Indianapolis.
Purdue University's Indiana Beginning Farmer program is sponsoring a two-day workshop for veterans who want to learn about beekeeping. The event will be held Sept. 29-30 in Wheatfield, Indiana.