Last week, I wrote about hosting a potential Master Gardener program here in White County to gauge the interest level of such a program in the community. It is important to note that a Master Gardener class can benefit all experience levels of gardeners.
Every so often people approach me wondering when the White County Extension Service will be offering up another Purdue Master Gardener Program. With the last one taking place in 2016, my hope is that there is enough demand built up to once again offer the program in 2018. In order to gauge interest in the community, the purpose of this article is to explain what the Master Gardener Program is, then give people an opportunity to contact me if they are indeed interested, to help me determine how m
Junior Pork Day is a special 1-day workshop held annually at Purdue University to provide youth, parents, and leaders with current information and hands-on learning to spark their interest in the swine industry.
The 2018 White County 4-H Handbook is now available. It contains information regarding the White County 4-H Program including all of the 4-H projects available to White County Members.
Two upcoming Purdue Extension programs will be offering private applicator recertification points (PARP), continuing certification hours (CCH), and the required dicamba training for those who will be applying certain dicamba products in 2018. On Monday, February 5th at 7:00 pm, we will host the White County Ag Winter School PARP Program at the 4-H Community Building at the fairgrounds in Reynolds. An additional PARP/CCH program will be held on Friday morning, February 23rd at 9:00 am also at the
After a mild start to the season, the turn of the year has seen winter weather come on full force with brutal temperatures and winds. Midwestern winters are one of the most common complaints of its inhabitants, and I myself could certainly do without negative degree wind chills. However, before we dismiss the season entirely, winter actually does serve an important role in the Midwest and is one of the reasons this area is so suited for certain types of agriculture.
Indiana Extension Homemakers Association (IEHA) is an organization affiliated with the Cooperative Extension Service and Purdue University and is interested in furthering education, leadership and community volunteerism. IEHA is offering eight (8) $500 scholarships to Indiana homemakers who are twenty-five (25) years of age or older.