Below is the 2016 edition of the Northeast Indiana Farmers Market Guide, including Farmers Markets and farm stands (direct-to-consumer).
Happy Spring!! Keep updated on the current events happening with 4-H, Health & Human Science, & Agriculture.
Spring season is mole season, and a Purdue specialist recently offered advice on the biology of moles and tips for trapping moles. Dr. Brian MacGowan, Purdue Extension wildlife specialist, posted the following advice on moles in Purdue's Got Nature? Blog at: https://www.purdue.edu/fnr/extension/got-nature-blog/.
I have received a couple of requests recently on an interesting phenomenon that sometimes happens in home lawns. They are called "fairy rings," and they appear as dark green circular bands in home lawns. Occasionally mushrooms appear from the ring. While they can present problems for golf courses and other professional turf managers, in the home lawn this condition is fairly inconsequential.
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.
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