Trees provide many benefits besides shade whichincludes cleaner air and increased property values. These ecosystem services are the reason why we plant trees, besides beautifying our landscape.
The functional benefits of shading help make homes energy-efficient by creating a cooling effect during the hot summer months and by allowing passive solar gain during cold winter months. However, proper selection and placement is critical to make the tree work for your site. Choose wisely, plant prop
Area livestock shows and livestock conferences in the state of Indiana. Check them out to increase your showmanship skills.
If you work in the food processing industry and want to know more about safe food handling methods, then this workshop just might be for you. The curriculum is hands-on and lead by some of Purdue's food scientists. Register today!
Want to learn new techniques for growing fruits and vegetables in high tunnels? The Southwest Purdue Ag Center is the place to be.
Recent illness related to pre-cut watermelons has some worried about the safety of Indiana grown melons. Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension food safety educator has some reassuring news.
Q. I have a yucca tree that is 5-6 years old. What was a small plant has become a mature tree. I transplanted my yucca to a larger pot last summer. There was a significant explosion in growth. If you look at the picture you can see the growth...
4-H livestock show season is approaching, and a healthy animal is part of any successful animal project. This means 4-H members and their families should know the best management practices for livestock biosecurity before, during, and after livestock shows. The focus of 4-H animal science projects is the education of the 4-H member, and biosecurity is important in that process.