In acknowledging National Wildlife Week, #nationalwildlifeweek, it seems fitting to place this post regarding several concerned questions that we receive on coyotes. While folks are quick to recognize the call of spring peepers, or the song of robins, they are surprised to know other types of wildlife can call their backyard home.
Many of the invasive plant issues we experience in the urban ecosystem is due to improper plant selection when landscaping our homes and businesses. Before you plant checkout alternative options to avoid invasive plant species
Coleen Gabhart of Lawrence, Indiana and nine other Indiana 4-H members witnessed history by attending the 58th presidential inauguration as part of Citizenship Washington Focus, a leadership conference sponsored by National 4-H.
Welcome to our 2017 Agricultural Outlook. It's a new year that will bring opportunities and challenges for agricultural industries.
The Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team is offering a workshop to introduce farmers and their families to the legal, financial and team-building aspects of transferring farm ownership. "Next Steps to Successfully Growing Future Farm Generations" will be presented by attorneys and estate planning experts Michelle Adler, John Collins, Polly Dobbs and Jeff Washburn. Topics include the timing of succession, communication and team building, insurance, retirement planning, asset transfer and goa
Purdue Extension will offer workshops on farmland lease law, farming liabilities, property rights, Indiana's Right to Farm law, real estate transfer taxation, land trusts and conservation easements. The workshops are designed for farmers, landowners, attorneys, accountants and insurance providers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's North Central Sustainable Agriculture, Research and Education program is offering a number of grants for farmers, educators and researchers working on projects in sustainable agriculture. Individuals and groups are eligible to apply for the grants, which promote "ecologically sound, profitable and socially responsible farming and ranching," said Roy Ballard, Purdue Extension educator in Hancock County and Indiana SARE coordinator.