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Knox County Newsletter March/April 2024

Purdue Extension Knox County 2024 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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2024 Summer Intern Needed

Purdue Extension-Knox County is seeking a summer intern. This person will be working on 4-H initiatives Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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Mastering Home Food Preservation Workshops

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Home Food Preservation

Purdue Extension will be hosting a Canning and Pickling Workshop on March 8, 2024 at the Friedman Park Event Center, Newburgh, IN.

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Pressure Canning Basics lecture - Princeton

Purdue Extension will be hosting a Pressure Canning Basics Program on July 8, 2024 at the Toyota Events Center at the Gibson County Fair.

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Getting Through The Day - webinar series recordings & handouts

Feeling tired? Stressed out? Feeling some disorder in your household? Join us for this series on how to feel better and make every day a little...

Winter

Knox County Newsletter January/February 2024

Purdue Extension Knox County 2024 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Help Us Get Better Internet

Indiana is receiving close to $870 million for broadband – how much your county gets is up to you

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Beating the Winter Blues

What are the winter blues and how can you combat it.

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Mastering Home Food Preservation, June 11-14, 2024

Mastering Home Food Preservation 4-day workshop. This will take place on June 11-14, 2024 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET at the VU Shircliff Humanities...

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Holiday Diabetes

Tips for managing diabetes during the holiday season. You can stay on track!

Adult Mental Health

Knox County Adult Mental Health First Aid for Rural Communities, March 26, 2024

Purdue Extension Knox County is presenting Adult Mental Health First Aid for Rural Communities on March 26, 2024 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, EDT. ...

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Knox County ServSafe Manager Training & Exam, June 7, 2024

Purdue Extension-Knox County is offering a ServSafe Food Manager 1-Day Class & Examination on June 7, 2024. This will take place at the VU...

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ServSafe Food Handler - Knox County, March 12, 2024

Purdue Extension Knox County is presenting a ServSafe Food Handler training on March 12, 2024 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, EST. This will take place...

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Knox County Newsletter November/December 2023

Purdue Extension Knox County 2023 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Mastering Home Food Preservation

Mastering Home Food Preservation 4-day workshop. This will take place on October 31 thru November 3, 2023 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET at the...

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Knox County Newsletter September/October 2023

Purdue Extension Knox County 2023 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Knox County Newsletter July August 2023

Purdue Extension Knox County 2023 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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ServSafe Manger - Knox County 1-Day Class & Examination

Purdue Extension Knox County is presenting a ServSafe Food Manager 1-Day Class & Examination on June 2, 2023 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. This...

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Knox County Babysitting Training

Purdue Extension-Knox County is presenting a Babysitting Training on June 13, 2023 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. This will take place a the Knox County...

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Knox County Newsletter March/April 2023

Purdue Extension Knox County 2023 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

Winter Landscape

Knox County Newsletter January/February 2023

Purdue Extension Knox County 2023 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Intro to Grant Writing Basics

This brief introduction to grant writing will review the proposal process and basic elements of a grant required for a successful proposal. This...

Helping Hands

Creating Accessible Programs and Services

Learn ways to think outside the box on the front end to ensure that your programs are accessible to people of all abilities.

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Knox County Newsletter November/December 2022

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

Home Canning

ServSafe Food Handler Certificate

The ServSafe Food Handler course is for anyone who needs basic food safety and food handling training, including home-based vendors, food service...

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Adult Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based course that teaches participants how to recognize when someone might be experiencing a mental health...

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Jams and Jellies Class

Join Purdue Extension Mastering Home Food Preservation team to learn current recommendations for home food preservation. Complete training with...

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Knox County Newsletter September/October

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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DIY Lawncare Signature Program

Do you want to know how to have a greener, healthier lawn? Join us for this series where you will receive information on essential turf basics...

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Matter of Balance fall prevention class

Matter of Balance is an eight session program that focuses on components of fall prevention including: strength and flexibility, environment, and...

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Knox County Newsletter July/August 2022

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Knox County Fair Newsletter 2022

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Newsletter, featuring news for all 4-H members exhibiting projects. Learn our latest updates.

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ServSafe Food Handler Certificate

The ServSafe Food Handler course is for anyone who needs basic food safety and food handling training, including home-based vendors, food service...

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home-based vendor laws

Some recent changes impact requirements for home-based vendors. This article will help you understand who qualifies as a home-based vendor, which...

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Women in Ag Lunch-n-Learn

Join us for a free meal and networking session hosted by the Women in Agriculture Team. Topics for the afternoon will cover agronomic tools for...

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Home Food Preservation

Join Purdue Extension Mastering Home Food Preservation team to learn current recommendations for home food preservation. Complete training with...

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Knox County Becoming the Employer of Choice

This program is geared towards current and future farm or small business managers/owners looking to improve their human resource management (HRM)...

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Knox County "Add A Row" Produce Donation Program

The Knox County "Add a Row" Produce Donation Program aims to connect local produce farmers and home vegetable gardeners to local...

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Knox County Newsletter May/June 2022

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Knox County ServSafe Food Manager 1-Day Class & Examination

ServSafe Food Protection Manager is the highest ServSafe certification. It satisfies Indiana requirements to become a Certified Food Protection...

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Home Food Preservation

Join Purdue Extension Mastering Home Food Preservation team to learn current recommendations for home food preservation. Complete training with...

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Knox County 2022 Open Class Listing

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Open Class Booklet, featuring updates on all open class projects.

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Knox county Newsletter March/April 2022

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Matter of Balance

Join us for this 8-week fall prevention class to learn your fall risks, how to remove them, and learn simple exercises to improve strength and...

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Knox County Newsletter January/February 2022

Purdue Extension Knox County 2022 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Knox County Newsletter November/December 2021

Purdue Extension Knox County 2021 Newsletter, featuring news in all of our program areas. Learn our latest updates from our extension educators.

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Beating the Winter Blues

What are the winter blues and how can you combat it.

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Holiday Diabetes

Tips for managing diabetes during the holiday season. You can stay on track!

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Knox County 4-H Auction

The Knox County Livestock Auction will take place on Friday, July 25 at 5:30 pm in the Livestock Show Arena on the Knox County Fairgrounds.

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Youth Recipe Challenge Contest

Individuals in K-6th grade Individuals in 7th-12th grade Family teams (may encompass any age range k-12 from the same family)

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Newsletters

For information on upcoming programs for 4-H, Health and Human Sciences, and Ag and Natural Resources visit our newsletters below.

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid - virtual and in-person workshops; updated 10-13-21

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2020-2021 4-H Club Meeting Dates / Calendar

It is that time of year. Clubs are starting to have meetings. Some clubs have already set dates and while others have not.

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2020-2021 Knox County 4-H Handbook

If you have any questions about rules or regulation for Knox County 4-H Projects please check the 4-H Handbook. The link to the handbook is under...

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2021 Add a row-food donation program

In Knox County, according to Feeding America our food insecurity rate is 15%, that mean over 5600 people in our county lack access to food. That is...

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Getting Through The Day - webinar series recordings & handouts

Feeling tired? Stressed out? Feeling some disorder in your household? Join us for this series on how to feel better and make every day a little...

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Feeling overwhelmed?

In the short term stress can be beneficial giving you a surge of adrenaline for energy and increased focus. On the other hand, chronic, long term...

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Knox County 4-H - Indiana Facebook Pages

Purdue Extension - Knox County Social Media Accounts