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What to do With Tree Surface Roots

Tree roots growing at or slightly above the soil surface are called surface roots. Homeowners having trees with these surface roots are frustrated...

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Forum Fridays Focus on Quality Forage for Livestock

Purdue Extension created an 11-session virtual series, Forage Forum Fridays, about seed industry, hay evaluations, private applicator...


TCTAC May 2024 Update

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Purdue Extension Welcomes New Leadership

Purdue University has named Julie Dean Jones the new County Extension Director for Lake County.


Plan Ahead for Home Canning this Summer

If you are just now thinking about joining the trend in our communities to can food this summer, start by checking your equipment and supplies....

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Nuisance Wildlife Management Workshop Will Help You With Problem Critters

If you find yourself sometimes having to deal with moles and other problem critters, plan to attend Purdue Extension’s Nuisance Wildlife...


Washington County Open Goat Show is June 8, 2024

Anyone interested in showing goats is invited to the Washington County Open Goat Show on Saturday, June 8, 2024 in Salem, IN.

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May 2024 Newsletter

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Crop Diagnostic Training

Crop Diagnostic Training to be held at Pinney Purdue Ag Center


Ohio County May Newsletter

Ohio County Health and Human Sciences, Agriculture, 4-H and Youth Development monthly updates

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Wheat May Be at Risk for Head Scab

As we approach heading and flowering time in wheat, early flowering is the time to consider spraying fungicides to protect wheat from Fusarium Head...

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LCMGA Garden Walk

Lake County Master Gardeners Hold Annual Garden Walk

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ServSafe® Class and Exam

Purdue University Extension - Lake County will be offering a ServSafe™ Training and Exam. ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and...


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Technical Assistance Workshop for Federal Funding and Grant Writing Support

Purdue Extension Community Development is the Indiana lead for the Great Lakes Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance...

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Annual Field Days at Purdue Agricultural Centers Lead to Financial Improvements from Adoption of Recommended Practices

There are 56,800 farming operations in Indiana, and 97% of Indiana’s farms are family-owned. Of Indiana’s roughly 23.3 million acres,...

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Preparing for Future Disasters

Throughout life there are many different situations that an individual can experience while at home, on the farm, at work, or when relaxing with...

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Purdue Plant Doctor Website Equips Homeowners and Professionals to Manage Pests

The recently launched Purdue Plant Doctor website at navigates like a smartphone app and can help growers identify and manage...

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Purdue Extension hosts federal grant assistance workshops for Indiana communities

Purdue University Extension Community Development is leading a series of workshops through the Great Lakes Environmental Justice Thriving...

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Posey County 4-H Program - Find all of the 4-H info here you are looking for!!

2023-2024 4-H Enrollment will be OPEN Oct 1, 2023-May 15, 2024, visit to enroll!

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Pressure Canner Testing

Dial gauge pressure canners should be tested annually to ensure safe food.

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Washington County Open Sheep Show is June 1, 2024

Anyone interested in showing sheep is invited to the Washington County Open Sheep Show on Saturday, June 1, 2024 in Salem, IN.

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U.S. Department of Energy taps Purdue Extension to lead new Indiana collaborative for renewable energy

A developer approaches a local plan commission, seeking approval to locate a wind or solar farm in the community. But the community may not have an...

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Master Gardeners Offer Free Seeds

It’s spring, and a gardener’s fancy turns to thoughts of plants and soil and sunshine and fertilizer and SEEDS! Seeds are the biggest...

May Newsletter

May 4-H Newsletter

Check out all the important information for the May 15 Deadlines! Fair entry opens May 16! Find out everything going on 4-H for May!

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Foods to Improve Your Skin Health

Remember that old saying, "you are what you eat" which is the basis of good skin color and overall health. Our choice of food and...

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May June 2024 Newton County Newsletter


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