Monitoring Your Teen's Activities: What Parents and Families Should Know (Part 1 of a 2 part article)
The teen years are a time of rapid growth, exploration, and risk taking. Taking risks provides young people the opportunity to test their skills and abilities and discover who they are. But, some risks - such as smoking, using drugs, drinking and driving, and having unprotected sex - can have harmful and long-lasting effects on a teen's health and well-being.
Sunday July 22, 2018
4-H Fairgrounds, Reynolds, IN
Registration 7:30am Run/Walk starts at 8am
Throughout the United States, interest in organic agriculture is increasing. This interest, originally driven by consumer demand for organic fruit and vegetables, is now spreading to traditional grain crops as well, as the organic meat and dairy industries continue to grow. This demand, coupled with declining commodity prices for corn and soybeans, has produced interest among Midwestern farmers who are looking to expand and diversify business opportunities. An upcoming event on August 2nd will l
While rain is almost always welcome this time of year, sometimes we receive too much of a good thing and the standing water caused by the downpours can bring on everyone's most hated summer pest: mosquitos. There are more than 50 different species of mosquitos and while they are primarily just a nuisance due to their biting and the ensuing itch it causes, some species are considered a threat to public health due to their carrying of viruses. Thus, their presence should never be taken too lightly
Looking for a snack that is simple and healthy? Trail mix is a perfect snack to eat on the go or at home. It does not require refrigeration, so it can be tucked away in your office desk drawer or jacket in a bag when you need a quick snack. Be careful though, some trail mix recipes may not be healthy. When making a homemade trail mix, you are in control of the ingredients. Follow these five strategies to make a healthier trail mix.
The 2018 White County 4-H Fairbook is now available for your viewing.
Some Livestock Activities are also available by clicking the appropriate link below.
There was a time when the 4th of July was not only when America celebrated its independence, but also served as a bench mark to determine how well that year's corn crop was growing. Corn measuring "knee high" by the 4th was deemed to be doing quite well; however, with advances in technology and crop management, the phrase has become quite dated. This year, if you were to walk out in a corn field right now, you would likely immediately become invisible most area fields are well over head high and