The 2015 Farming for Soil Health Workshop set for March 24 in Muncie will provide attendees with information on cover crop seeding methods, no-till planter setup and troubleshooting, research on soil compaction and long-term no-till systems, and nutrients in tile systems.
Scholarships available in Delaware County.
Jill Park Bell (4-H), Junior Leader (4-H), Marie Bowen (open).
Hoosier Hampshire Swine Breeders Association, Inc. Junior Scholarship Program
Up to 5 scholarships $1,000.00 each.
Other 4-H Scholarships can be found on the Indiana State 4-H website.
Indiana Extension Homemaker's IEHA Scholarships can be found here also.
The first meeting of a 'Local Food and Farm Forum' is scheduled for March 10 in Muncie. Purdue Extension is planning the forum for those interested in local and regional food production, with a focus on diversified, specialty crop, and/or small-scale farm owners and operators marketing their products direct to consumers and to local and regional buyers.
Register your child for upcoming gardening programs sponsored by the Delaware County Master Gardener Association. The Mini Master Gardener Day Camp is April 18 for children ages 5-9. The Future Gardeners Day Camp is April 25 for youth ages 10-15.
Farmers, landowners, bankers, and farm managers can benefit from attending an upcoming program: Finding Balance in Farmland Lease Contracts. The program will be on Tuesday March 3, 2015 starting at 9:00 a.m. and concluding at noon.
A team of Purdue Extension Educators and Specialists recently completed work on updating the policies and application procedures for the Purdue Master Gardener Program. Learn about the new Purdue Master Gardener Program Policy and what it means for you as a potential or existing Purdue Master Gardener.
Purdue Extension's third annual Indiana Small Farm Conference in March will provide information to help owners of small farms better manage their operations and market their products.