April Capital Comments
Indiana is pretty familiar with the Tax Foundation's Business Tax Climate Index. The index measures which state tax systems are the friendliest to businesses. We like their ranking because they like us. Indiana ranks 8th on their 2015 list. We hope that being so business-friendly will encourage business expansion in our state, leading to more jobs and higher pay.
Publication ID-464-W
Find out alternatives to some of the most notorious and damaging invasive plants commonly used in Indiana landscapes. View this new publication that lists both native and non-native species.
A Purdue University study sheds light on how cell damage is reversed by the cancer drug decitabine and identifies a potential biomarker that could indicate a patient's stage of cancer and response to treatment.
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Applications are now being accepted for the Indiana 4-H Dairy Youth Academy, a program for students in grades 10-12 who want to learn more about careers in the dairy industry. Academy participants will meet industry professionals and attend workshops on farm management, veterinary medicine and agribusiness.
Record the Earth-Earth Day Soundscape Festival
Celebrate Earth Day by attending the Earth Day Soundscape Festival with live music and dance performances. Become a citizen scientist and record the sounds of Earth.
Chilly Chile sweet chile pepper (Photo Credit: Rosie Lerner/Purdue Extension)
The National Garden Bureau has declared 2015 to be the Year of the Sweet Pepper! Sweet peppers are called sweet because they lack the gene that produces capsaicin - the chemical that gives hot peppers their heat.
May Yard & Garden Calendar
Many indoor plants can be moved to shady locations outdoors but only after danger of frost is past. Plants will dry out more often outdoors, so keep a close eye on soil moisture. Sinking the pots in soil will help slow down moisture loss.

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