Hosted by Purdue Agriculture, Boiler Bridge is a statewide series of free, open-to-the-public events that help college-curious youth and parents learn more about all fields of study at Purdue University and showcase local Purdue Extension programs.
If you want to honor the family while building and transitioning your family farm business, there are important decisions and actions to take. This upbeat, interactive workshop, presented by Jolene Brown, CSP, will provide information about successful leaders and managers of legacy farms/businesses. Jolene's presentation, "The Positives of Passing It On," will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
4H Online enrollment opens October 1st - January 15th.
Purdue Extension invites you and your child to a Block Party! Blocks are a tool to help children learn math, science, pre-reading,
social, and physical skills. Children, ages 18 months to 8 years old, play with colorful blocks of all sizes and shapes while parents or caregivers serve as play partners to instruct and offer encouragement. Events will take place on November 22 from 10:00-11:30 am at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library in the Auditorium. No pre-registration required
The workshop will focus on all of the different tools needed to keep bees. Local beekeepers will provide tips and answer questions drawing upon their own beehive management experience.Workshop will be held on October 26, 2016 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Purdue Technology Building in the Shine room. The cost for the workshop is $5. RSVP to the Purdue Extension Office of Floyd County at 812-948-5470, or email Gina Anderson, ANR Extension Educator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Purdue Extension offices of Lawrence, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Orange, Scott, and Washington counties are offering a half-day "Knowledge to Go" program, "Food for Thought." The event features a series of seven 15-minute workshops.
The program will be at Purdue Extension-Harrison County on Friday, October 28th, from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM. The fee for the day is $3.00. Registration deadline is Friday, October 21st. Late registrations is $5.
The Be Heart Smart program is for anyone who wants to reduce their risk for heart disease. The program is two lessons taught by a Purdue Extension educator partnering with a YMCA staff person. Lessons will be on November 29 & December 6 from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm at Baptist Health Floyd in the Paris Health Education Center. Cost is $15, cash or check only. Register by November 22, 2016.