North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association member Trellis Growing Systems recently won a USDA-AMS Local Foods Promotion Program grant to do a feasibility study for an Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) processing facility to service Midwest berry growers. They have created a survey to try to determine grower interest.
Arbor Day is the last Friday in April in Indiana; this year it is April 27. This date is strategically chosen to be right in the middle of one the best time periods all year to plant a tree in Indiana. Fall is also a good time. So, if you have been thinking about adding a tree or two to your home landscape, late April is a great time to do it! A Purdue expert offers some tips for you to increase your chances of success.
The Purdue Master Gardener Program is an integral part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and provides the residents of Indiana a chance to grow. Under the guidance and support of Purdue Extension, selected residents of a county voluntarily begin a training program specifically designed to prepare them to help others grow.
Check out the April issue of the Extension Educator! There are many meetings and workshops coming up - check out the calendars!!
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
After years of experience, we know that some questions get asked frequently. These are the top 50+ questions the Purdue Extension office in many counties typically receive. If you have a question that you feel may be a common question relating to agriculture, natural resources, pest control, home lawn and garden, or other similar field, start here
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