The White County 4-H Beef Weigh In will be held on Saturday, February 25th from 8 - 10 at the Arena on the White County 4-H Fairgrounds in Reynolds. All 4-H Beef Steers, Crossbred Breeding Heifers, and Dairy Beef Fat Steers must be RFID tagged, weighed, and ear tagged with a county assigned number by the 4-H Beef Committee on this date to be eligible for exhibiting in 2017.
List of livestock open show and information for them.
Fruit growers and backyard gardeners can learn fruit-pruning techniques while gaining hands-on experience in a fruit-pruning workshop hosted by Purdue Extension. The workshop will be held on March 1st from 1-4 p.m. (EST) at the Meigs Horticulture Research Farm, 9101 S. 100 E, Lafayette. In case of inclement weather, an alternate date has been set for March 22nd, 1-4 p.m.
To sign up online go to http://bit.ly/FruitPruning2017, or contact Karen Mitchell of the Purdue Extension Service of Tippec
According to most economists, the long term outlook for agriculture remains strong; however, most anticipate a few more years of slim profit margins. Depending on the farm's situation, some producers may be asking, are there alternative ways to make money farming in this climate? That topic will be examined at an upcoming Purdue Extension program titled, "Exploring Diversified Agriculture in Indiana."
A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let's begin by defining what a healthy eating plan is.
According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 -2020, a healthy eating plan: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products. Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans eggs, and nuts. Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (s
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.
A 4-H Rabbit Workshop & Youth Show will be held on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. Registration for this event will begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 8:30 a.m.