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List of livestock open show and information for them.
Clean, safe drinking water is important to everyone, but it's especially important to rural residents not on municipal water systems. White County Soil and Water Conservation District has been awarded a grant to provide assistance to those residents for well water testing. This program is available for private water well testing in White County only. The standard test kit is available at no charge and includes tests for Lead, Copper, Nitrate/Nitrite, and hardness. It also includes an easy to use
The 2017 Monticello Farmer's Market season is approaching fast, and spots are still open for those interested in becoming a vendor. To better prepare vendors for this season's market, there will be a Farmer's Market Vendor Meeting held on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 P.M. at the 4-H Community Building located at the White County Fairgrounds in Reynolds.
The invasive insect Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is old news for much of Indiana, including White County, and it has already done extensive damage to the state's ash tree population. While much of the harm has been done, if you have ash tree's that haven't been affected yet, there are now good options for saving the tree(s), and now is a good time to do so.
It seems a day, week or month has been designated for nearly everything! While some are a bit strange like April 12 - National Grilled Cheese Day, some are very good. April is Stress Awareness Month, a time designated to assess and reduce the level of negative stress in our lives.
Physical inactivity increases the risk of coronary heart disease. Luckily, this is a modifiable risk factor and improving it is as easy as going for a walk most days of the week. One of the most effective forms of exercise to achieve heart health is walking.
The American Heart Association suggests "at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise (or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity). An easy goal to remember is 30 minutes a day, fi