Are you interested in the usage of drones on your farm? Now is your opportunity to learn more! The Tipton County Extension Office is hosting a Drone Technology Program highlighting federal regulations, drone selections/survey of available technology, and the uses of drones on the farm. Click to find out more information!
What does it take to improve the soil health on your farm? Howard & Tipton Counties are offering a multi-week course focusing on improving soil health on your farm. The course will be limited to the first 20 local farmers. Topics include: Nutrient Management & Drainage, Intensive Nutrient Management, Cover Crops Benefits and Selection, Equipment & Cropping Systems, and Pest Management. The series will complete with a luncheon.
Do you or someone you know have Diabetes? Are you looking for recipes and ideas that taste good and fit into your diabetic diet? There will be light meals of main dishes, side dishes and dessert prepared and served at each session. ** PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME**
The Office of Indiana State Chemist and Seed Commissioner has new policies concerning 2018 Dicamba Ag Herbicide Use in Indiana. The OISC is requiring anyone who will be applying Engenia (BASF), XtendiMax (Monsanto), or FeXapan (DuPont) must complete state-required dicamba training. Click to find out more information about the new requirements as well as the training events that will be hosted in Tipton County.
Tipton County Agriculture and Natural Resources Newsletter
The annual Indiana Small Farm Conference and trade show will take place on March 1-3. Registration is now open.
"The opioid crisis has greatly affected rural communities," said Angie Abbott, associate director of Purdue Extension and program leader for Health and Human Sciences Extension. "We see this symposium as a way to build awareness and forge effective partnerships among organizations and individuals to address this dire public health emergency."