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2020 Agriculture and Natural Resources News

News articles, news releases, and newsletters for 2020

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If You See Purple Paint, Keep Out

Have you heard of the purple paint law? I reported about this law when it was first enacted, but thought it might be time for a reminder. In case you missed it, Indiana passed a law in 2018 that gives landowners one more tool to use to communicate...

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Purdue Extension.
YOUTH FOR THE QUALITY CARE OF ANIMALS

To exhibit beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, meat goats, dairy goats, poultry and rabbits, 4-H members must be certified through the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals program. This is an annual program that can be completed via online...

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Purdue Extension.
Gardening in Containers and Raised Beds

Many gardeners choose to raise plants in containers or in raised beds. Those with limited gardening space and those who love patio accents find that containers fit the bill. Those with poor soil or poor drainage may find that raised beds offer a...

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Purdue Extension.
Is That a “Fungus” on My Tree Trunk?

If you take a close look at some of the more established trees in your landscape, you may notice something you cannot describe – it may look to you like a kind of fungus on your tree trunk. Is it a fungus, and is it harmful to the tree?

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Private Applicator Program to Review 2021 Crop Diseases and Insects

Purdue Extension in Whitley County will offer a private applicator recertification program (PARP) to local producers Dec. 2. The program will review 2021 crop diseases and insects. Check in will begin on Dec. 2 at 1:30 p.m. The program will begin...

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Yielding Mental Health on the Farm

What are the most important assets on your farm? I think most people will say their family, their employees, and their farming community. What happens when the stress of farming begins to get the better of someone?

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