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.
People working on local food initiatives in their communities can learn more from experienced practitioners and meet with their peers during Purdue Extension's Indiana Local Food Summit in Indianapolis. The daylong program will be held 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST Oct. 6 at Ivy Tech Culinary Center, 2820 N. Meridian St.
Producers wanting to help satisfy consumers' growing appetite for bison can learn more about the opportunities and challenges of raising bison by attending a Purdue Extension program. The Bison Advantage Workshop, co-sponsored by the National Bison Association, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept.16 at Cook's Bison Ranch, 5645 E. County Road 600 S, Wolcottville.
The Ag Field Day at the Southern Indiana Purdue Ag Center (SIPAC) farm September 10th brings opportunities for resources and time with experts regarding tilapia production for farm ponds and demonstrations on cattle handling systems.
This workshop will teach master gardeners, landscape professionals, and agency staff how to promote community awareness and education for bioretention/rain garden planning, installation, and maintenance.
The 2016 Pinney Purdue Field Day will provide opportunities for farmers to get updates on current agricultural production issues and visit with neighbors and fellow producers as well as supply and service exhibitors. The field day will be held Aug. 24 at the Pinney Purdue Agriculture Center, 11402 County Line Road, Wanatah, two miles west of U.S 421 and one-half mile north of U.S. 30.