Young people ages 8 to 18 can learn more about the dairy industry at the 2015 Indiana Dairy Youth Conference sponsored by Purdue Extension. The conference will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 11 from at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., Noblesville.
A team that created a soybean-based air freshener won the top prize in the 2015 Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition of the Indiana Soybean Alliance and Purdue University.
Dagney Faulk and Mike Hicks at Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research have written another excellent study of Indiana property taxes. This one's about assessment quality.
Time has been so important to humans that we have been keeping track of it in some way for thousands of years. The earliest approach to chronicling time was probably related to obvious cycles in nature such as day and night, the phases of the moon and the changing of seasons.
Giant salamanders are sensitive to changes in their aquatic environment. Listen to this new podcast interviewing Dr. Shem Unger on the effects of sedimentation on the physiology of juvenile eastern hellbenders.
Crawfish is a common food of the hellbender and likewise will be on the menu for people at a Purdue Extension dinner and festivities designed to raise awareness of efforts to save the endangered salamander in Indiana.
As Indiana frees itself from the grip of a harsh late winter, the State Climate Office says a developing weather pattern is likely to produce variable conditions this spring.