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Most Purdue Extension activities during the Indiana State Fair this year will be held under one roof - the newly named Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building. The building will house several exhibits, featuring one of Extension's newest, "The Edible Journey: The Incredible Story of How Your Food Gets to You", as well as food preparation and nutrition demonstrations. The Ag/Hort Building is on the far west side of the fairgrounds in the midway area.
Purdue University's College of Agriculture and Agricultural Alumni Association are accepting nominations for two of their highest awards that honor alumni and others who have made significant contributions to agriculture or society.
Purdue Extension is accepting nominations for the 2015 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence, given to a Purdue University faculty or staff member who has contributed to the improvement of rural Indiana.
Purdue Rainscaping
The Got Nature? podcast titled "Rainscaping" focuses on ways to manage excess water in your yard or neighborhood and thus, minimizing polluted runoff from reaching our waterways. Kara Salazar, Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist, shares how in a residential setting we can put water to work for us in a sustainable way.