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kmuller@purdue.edu
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Fowler, IN 47944
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Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
Indiana corn's tar spot epidemic could result in significant yield loss

The tar spot disease in field corn is causing concern this season across the Midwest, including Indiana. Purdue Extension’s field crop pathologist, Darcy Telenko, expects this year’s outbreak to result in significant yield loss.

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Upcoming Benton County and State Extension Events

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2021 Benton County Fair Schedule

2021 Benton County Fair Schedule

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Cats

Any Cat project member may exhibit at the State Fair if he/she has completed the county requirements.

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Dog Obedience

The Dog Obedience manuals are divided into three levels according to the following breakdown:

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Horse & Pony

The Horse and Pony Manuals are divided into five levels according to the following breakdown: Level 1: Grades 3 & 4 Level 2: Grade 5 Level 3: Grade 6 Level 4: Grades 7 &...

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Sunflower

There is no State Fair entry for this project. Plant or care for two or more sunflower plants. Exhibits: (1) Giant Sunflower – one large OR (2) Small Decorative Giant sunflower will be determined by measuring the...

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Scarecrow

There is no State Fair entry for this project. Exhibits will be shown in either: Beginner – Grades 3, 4, 5 Intermediate – Grades 6, 7, 8 Advanced – Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 Exhibits: (1) Giant Sunflower –...

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