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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.
Have you heard about the Tipton Community Garden program? The local Purdue Extension Office is offering 15'x15' garden plots to Tipton County residents. Garden plots are first come, first serve and are the responsibility of the gardener. Click to find out more!
Meet Austin Pearson, the new Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Extension Educator for Purdue Extension- Tipton County. Austin began this position on May 2 and is looking forward to providing programming to the community.
All 4-H members showing livestock must turn in this form by May 15th.