Hosted by Purdue Agriculture, Boiler Bridge is a statewide series of free, open-to-the-public events that help college-curious youth and parents learn more about all fields of study at Purdue University and showcase local Purdue Extension programs.
Want to become a Purdue Master Gardener in Tipton County? ANR Educator, Austin Pearson, will be holding his first Basic Training Course beginning in January 2017.
Tipton County Agriculture and Natural Resources Newsletter
Aquaponics is a system that combines both fish rearing and vegetable production to create a sustainable production system. Bob Rode, a Purdue Aquaponics Research Lab manager and presenter at the conference states, "Although it may sound simple, there are many facets to be considered.
Have you ever wondered about the amount of work it takes to grow tasty strawberries? Are you interested in gardening? Do you want to learn about beekeeping? Now is your chance. The Purdue Extension Tipton County Office in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Tipton County Soil and Water Conservation Office, and B & B Berries and More will host an event discussing the NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program, introductory beekeeping, and current management practices p
Are you interested in forage for livestock, pasture management, weed control, and hay production? Dr. Keith Johnson, Purdue Extension Forage Specialist, will be there to discuss these practices. We will also have Natural Resource Conservation Service Grazing Specialist, Susannah Hinds, on hand to discuss NRCS funding opportunities available for livestock related operations.
The objectives of the Tipton County 4-H Horse and Pony project is to help 4-H members develop leadership, initiative, self-reliance and sportsmanship. An important objective of this project is for the 4-H member to experience the pride of owning or leasing a horse or pony and being responsible for its care and management.