Midwest mint growers will gather Feb. 25-26 in northern Indiana to learn various topics about production of the plant.
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.
Recent mild weather has set the stage for what could be a significant infestation of potentially deadly parasites in sheep and goats this spring, a Purdue Extension expert says.
Purdue Extension and the Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics will host a two-day workshop to help family businesses manage the intricacies of their operations. "Keeping the Business in Your Family" will be March 3-4 on the Purdue campus.
Ronald Jones is on a mission to help youth get interested in gardening and eating healthy. The retired police officer volunteers with the Purdue Extension-Lake County Master Gardener Program and helped plant a teaching garden for kids.
How small farmers and woodland owners choose to manage natural resources on their properties can make a difference - not only in terms of enjoyment, but also income and biodiversity. But where do you start?
Women in all sectors of agriculture will be offered educational and networking opportunities at the 15th Annual Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference. The Feb. 17-18 conference will be at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 2480 Jonathan Moore Pike, in Columbus, Indiana. Registration for either Wednesday or Thursday costs $80, or $90 for both days, if payment is received by Feb. 3.