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.
ServSafe has always set the standard in food safety training and certification. You can receive your certification at the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office on July 9.
Want information about what is going on in the 4-H Youth Development division of Extension? Check out the latest newsletter!
Want to help grow the 4-H Endowment Fund at the Harrison County Community Foundation? We have several simple ways to help!
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
The Indiana State 4-H Office has dubbed this the "year of change and growth" for Indiana 4-H, and with that, we have one more exciting, new piece of software to share with you! FairEntry will help us manage the fair more smoothly and generate results in a timely manner. 4HOnline helps us manage the projects and clubs in which your child participates, but FairEntry will help us manage the actual exhibits they bring to the fair.
Team Harrison County! The web-based Fair Entry system will be open to take fair entries on May 31. Please watch and share this video. Please be watching your mailboxes and email for more information! This system will make fair management more efficient!