Purdue Boiler Bridge Event - Tues. Sept. 26, 6:00-9:30 pm
A comprehensive, one-stop, local event for students and parents to learn more about what Purdue can offer. The program targets Jr. High and High School youth, but all are welcome. Academic counselors will be available to answer questions concerning college costs, available scholarships, financial aid, campus life, career opportunities, placement resources and more. College-curious youth and parents will learn more about multiple fiel
4-H Congress - Sat, Oct. 14, 7:30am-6:00pm
Would you like to join the 4-H Shark Tank? Plan to sign up (by Thur. Sept. 21) and attend Indiana 4-H Congress (Sat, Oct 14). Learn how to intentionally spread the 4-H message. Transportation will be provided. Jr. High and High School youth are welcome to participate. The included flyer shows a cost of $25 but you will only need to pay $10 (the Jr. Leaders cover the rest). See if you can identify someone in the flyer and earn a free registration
Midwest farmland value news has been mixed this summer. Some reports indicate current farmland values are the same or a little higher than last year or last quarter. Other reports indicate farmland values continue a downward adjustment. The May AgLetter issued by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported District farmland values for the first quarter of 2017 were unchanged.1 However, Illinois and Indiana values declined 1% and 2%, respectively. Farmland values in Iowa and Wisconsin increase
With persistent, often heavy rainfall triggering flood alerts throughout Indiana during the last week of April and first week of May, many Hoosiers were concerned about possible damage to homes and newly planted grain crops. In response, Purdue University's Extension Disaster Education Network has compiled a list of online resources that could help Indiana homeowners and farmers coping with the storms' aftermath.
After a three-year slump of corn and soybean prices, many Hoosier farmers face uncertain financial futures. We've seen this scenario before, but what happens next? What will forthcoming federal policies dictate? Can producers respond in ways that deliver short- and long-term benefits?