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On March 1st and 2nd, the Indiana chapters of The Wildlife Society, American Fisheries Society, and Society of American Foresters are coming together for their annual joint spring conference at the Four Winds Resorts & Marina on Lake Monroe in Bloomington, Indiana.
From backyards to roadsides and even on rooftops, people in urban areas are taking advantage of unused spaces to grow crops. AgrAbility will provide expertise on the increasingly popular movement of urban agriculture in a one-hour webinar at 3 p.m. Feb. 25 with special emphasis on military veterans and farmers with disabilities.
Purdue professor Catherine Hill
An international team of scientists led by Purdue University has sequenced the genome of the tick that transmits Lyme disease, the most common vector-borne illness in North America.
Pork producers will have the opportunity to learn about industry updates at the 2016 Central Indiana Pork Conference in March. The conference will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 8 at the Clinton Prairie Jr./Sr. High School, 2400 S. Country Road 450 W, Frankfort.
Purdue food and nutrition scientist Mario Ferruzzi.
Important nutrients called carotenoids play important roles in human health. A Purdue study found that carotenoid levels in breast milk are lower for U.S. women than for women in China and Mexico - a reflection of diet and socioeconomic factors.
Midwest mint growers will gather Feb. 25-26 in northern Indiana to learn various topics about production of the plant.
picture of oak leaves in the fall
Q. I have a white oak tree that lost about half of its leaves to a varmint. I'm guessing June bugs that were in a bunch about 15 feet away. The tree did not put out any new growth except late in the summer on the end of the tallest limb. Meantime, a new tree sprung up. I'll include some pictures that will show the leaves and their color. I have no idea what flavor this oak is.

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