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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Q. I have a worm eating my flowers. The flowers are in a tall planter so I am wondering if I need to add something to the base of the planter to keep them from coming up the plants OR are they hatching out on the plants? Some of the damage is caused by small slugs as well.Can you tell me what kind of worm this is? Also, what do you recommend to deter them?