After almost nine years in the Army, Zach Morris wanted to return home to Cass County, Indiana to start a farm. The problem was that he had no practical experience in agriculture and didn't quite know how to get started.
Catherine Turcotte of Corydon is experiencing how Purdue Extension is helping rural communities develop their future. The Harrison County community aims to create a new park with help from the Hometown Collaboration Initiative.
State relief agencies were calling for more volunteers and financial contributions to help victims of back-to-back storms that triggered flooding and tornadoes across a wide swath of north-central Indiana over the past 10 days, damaging homes, commercial buildings and crops and leaving at least a dozen people injured.
Is it August already? While I'm gearing up for my economics class at Purdue, it's a good time to take a look at the economy. Got to offer those eager young people the latest word!
Mention puppy and not everyone is reminded of cute little baby dogs or wolves. Some older folks might call an arrogant teenager a "young pup!" The term "puppy" can also be used to describe something in a playful way: "Joe's new car is some puppy!" I have even heard people lament that their feet are "tired puppies" after a long walk.
As floodwaters started to recede in some areas of St. Joseph's County and elsewhere in northern Indiana, a Purdue University disaster education specialist cautioned residents returning to their homes about another potential threat to their health and property - mold.
Prepare storage areas for overwintering tender flower bulbs and garden produce. Thanksgiving (or Christmas) cactus can be forced into bloom for the Thanksgiving holidays.