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UPDATED 05/30/2017 - June Edition
Thanks to a grant from the Ag Field of Interest Fund at the Decatur County Community Foundation we bring you the Field to Plate series. The purpose of this series is to provide hands-on demonstrations to help people learn how to garden; how to read a recipe; how to measure ingredients and gain a basic understanding of food science and nutrition. Sessions are taught by Purdue Extension and Main Street Greensburg.
With persistent, often heavy rainfall triggering flood alerts throughout Indiana during the last week of April and first week of May, many Hoosiers were concerned about possible damage to homes and newly planted grain crops. In response, Purdue University's Extension Disaster Education Network has compiled a list of online resources that could help Indiana homeowners and farmers coping with the storms' aftermath.
This page has all the general project requirements for Decatur County.
This page has information on livestock & companion animals for Decatur County 4-H.
4-H offers hundreds of different ways to learn and do new things. 4-H is the nation's largest youth service organization. It helps young people develop and improve life skills such as self-confidence, leadership, citizenship and communications. Why should youth join 4-H? Through 4-H, you are exposed to fun and challenges that bring about education in numerous areas. With 4-H, you can: Have fun, make friends and go places!
4-H is a program that gives young people an advantage. It gives them the
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.