Students in grades 7-12 are invited to attend the Purdue College of Agriculture Open House on September 17th, 2016 at Purdue University in West Lafayette. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the different majors offered through Purdue's College of Agriculture, tour various Purdue facilities and campus spaces, and interact with Purdue students, faculty, and staff!
Join 4-H members (grades 8-12) and adult volunteers from across Indiana at the 2016 Indiana 4-H Youth & Adult Congress! This fun-filled event will take place on Saturday, October 1st at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This is a great way to meet others from around the State and to learn more about how to make an impact in your own county.
Sometimes mornings are very hectic and planning ahead for breakfast can help make them less so! Here are some ideas for some healthy breakfasts that are relatively quick.
Mark your calendar. The 2017 White County 4-H Fair dates have been set! The fair will take place Friday, July 21 through Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at the White County 4-H Fairgrounds in Reynolds, IN.
We are still accepting applications for the 2016 White County Master Gardener class that will be held this fall. The class will take place every Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the White County 4-H Community Building at the fairgrounds in Reynolds from August 31st to December 7th.
The class will be limited to the first 30 participants who register, and registration is due Friday, August 26th.
Indiana farmland values and cash rents have declined once again according to Purdue's 2016 Farmland Value Survey. Survey respondents reported a decline in land value per acre between 5.5% and 8.4% for this part of the state when compared with last year, while cash rents dropped between 11.4% and 14.2% between 2015 and 2016. This brought the average land value to between approximately $6,300 and $9,800/acre and cash rents in the $193 to $296/acre range, depending on land quality. The decline was
August is back-to-school time, a great opportunity to reinforce the importance of good nutrition and physical activity to help children form health habits. When children make healthful food and activity choices, it will not only benefit them now but also as they grow into adults. August is Kids Eat Right program, an initiative of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation. Kids Eat Right MonthTM spotlights healthy nutrition and active lifestyles for children and families.