September Newsletter
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Check out the latest Decatur County Extension Office news!
2015 Indiana State Fair
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Congratulations to all the Decatur County 4-H members who exhibited at the Indiana State Fair!
Trees 101: Selection & Planting
Trees are a valuable addition to most properties. Properly planted, well maintained trees add beauty, wind protection, shade, wildlife habitat, visual screening, and other benefits to the landscape. Unfortunately, many landscape trees are not properly planted or cared for. Purdue Extension-Decatur County in collaboration with Indiana Certified Arborist Randy Brumfield will host a free workshop covering the basics of tree selection and planting.
Books for Bites Flyer
Hey Kids a new new program is starting at the Greensburg Farmer's Market!
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Many thanks to those who enrolled in the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program using the new 4HOnline system. In this year of transition to a new enrollment system and our move to focus on year-round educational programming for the 4-H youth we serve, we don't want to leave anyone out. If you were unable to enroll by January 15 and wish to participate in Indiana 4-H in 2015, simply contact the Extension Office to complete a paper enrollment form and submit the required program fees.
First Book's for Kids Community Partners
To place a book in the hands of a preschooler did not take an act of Congress, however it did take several community partnerships to make this gift of literacy possible for thirty-six preschoolers at the Decatur County Head Start.
Color Me Green Junior Leaders
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Decatur County 4-H Junior Leaders were challenged to become actively involved in the community by following the Indiana 4-H Mission Mandate of Citizenship.
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Consider a Purdue Extension Career

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