Every couple of years I like to highlight one of my favorite beneficial insects, and one very common to Indiana, the firefly. I called them lightning bugs in my youth, and perhaps that is your preferred name for them now. Just how do they make that light of theirs work?
As we enter corn tasseling and grain fill periods in corn, we also begin to notice some foliar diseases. A Purdue University expert recently gave an update on a fairly new disease in corn, along with some more common ones we see in many years.
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The Purdue Master Gardener Program is an integral part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and provides the residents of Indiana a chance to grow. Under the guidance and support of Purdue Extension, selected residents of a county voluntarily begin a training program specifically designed to prepare them to help others grow.
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Private applicators are individuals who spray restricted use pesticides or apply manure from a confined feeding operation (CFO) to their own land. The license is active for a period of five years. Private applicators must attend three private applicator recertification programs (PARPs) within that five year period to keep their license active and avoid the need to re-test. No more than two programs may be attended for credit in any one calendar year.
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
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Care for calves born January to March 31 of present year. Exhibit up to three calves.

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