Here is the latest edition of the Clay County 4-H Newsletter! This month's edition is full of details about upcoming events and activities, as well as information about the 2015 Clay County 4-H Fair. If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 812-448-9041.
Harvest is in full swing and the autumn leaves are falling. While we are moving down the roadways taking in the beautiful autumn scenery and fresh air it is important for us to watch for farmers and farm equipment on our roadways. In Indiana we can expect to see slow-moving farm equipment from our 58,000+ farms on Hoosier roadways.
The following tips will help ensure the safety of motorists, passengers, and operators of slow-moving equipment:
Topics of discussion will include: Tree Identification, Timber Stand Improvement, Invasive Species Identification & Control, Timber Harvesting & Marketing and more. In case of inclement weather the program will be held inside the Center.
4-H is the youth development program of the USDA and is the nation's largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization. Over 110 universities have partnerships with the USDA to offer the 4-H program. In Indiana the 4-H program is guided by Purdue University Extension. 4-H life changing programs are research-backed and available through 4-H clubs, camps, afterschool programs, and school enrichment programs in every county in Indiana. The youth development philosophy of 4-H i
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The latest edition of the Extension Connector is now available. The August/September edition includes information about Nature Day, Robotics Challenge, Preservation Classes and much more!
The Purdue Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program that provides a learning framework for participants to increase their knowledge on a wide variety of horticultural subjects. Participants will be exposed to a wide range of subjects including soil and plant science, diagnosis of plant problems, pesticide safety, and culture of vegetable, flower, landscape, and fruit plants.