"Buying food that is locally grown has many benefits. In particular, it helps people connect with how their food is grown and raised while reducing the cost of shipping and environmental impact" ( U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance).
This seminar will focus on your impact on the local economy. We will look at farms of all sizes and production types. We're all local farmers and we all want what's best for our community. Our speakers will discuss niche markets, the local food movement and how w
The BE HEART SMART program is for anyone who wants to reduce their risk for heart disease.
Please join Purdue Extension Clark County, the Clark County Assessor's Office and One Southern Indiana to learn about our local government revenue system and explore trends in Clark, Floyd, Scott, Jefferson, Harrison and Washington counties.
Diabetes adversely impacts the lives of over 785,000 adults in Indiana dealing with this chronic condition. Diabetics may experience a shorter life expectancy, financial struggles due to higher healthcare costs, and are at increased risk for developing long-term health problems such as heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, blindness, kidney disease, and loss of limbs. In 2007, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in Indiana.
The Harrison County 4-H Council and Ag Society wants all members and families to be safe this evening. In the case of bad weather, please know that the 4-H educator will be able to open the Extension Office for temporary shelter during the storms. Taking shelter will be your decision. Please be safe.
Please consider the following:
Tie down tarps and shade cloth.
Remove any object that may become a projectile in high winds NOW.
Remove anything that might frighten the livestock NOW.
In the ev
Want information about what is going on in the 4-H Youth Development division of Extension? Check out the latest newsletter!
Farm Bureau will be hosting a "Farmers Care Food Drive" at the County Fair this year. This will be a competition to build a structure out of cans that will be displayed during the fair in the FFA/Farm Bureau Building from July 13th though the 17th. Structures WILL BE JUDGED! The three categories of competition will be Favorite Structure, Best Structure, and Most Balanced Meal. See the attached file for more information and to sign up a team. Please share this will your businesses, other organiza