This edition is jam packed with information concerning the upcoming 2017 Whitley County 4-H Fair and Indiana State Fair. Be sure to check out the shows and entertainment for the fair along with the yummy food!!!
Private applicators are individuals who spray restricted use pesticides or apply manure from a confined feeding operation (CFO) to their own land. The license is active for a period of five years. Private applicators must attend three private applicator recertification programs (PARPs) within that five year period to keep their license active and avoid the need to re-test. No more than two programs may be attended for credit in any one calendar year.
They have always played a critical role, but pollinators have been recognized more particularly in recent years for the important role they play in much of our food production, especially fruits, nuts and some vegetables. June 19-25, 2017 has been designated National Pollinator Week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
News articles, news releases, and newsletters for 2017
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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