Whether you like carving jack-o'-lanterns or eating pumpkin pie, one thing is clear: pumpkin season has begun! Fresh market pumpkins are now available.
Forage crops are important to many producers in northeastern Indiana, and a new Purdue resource will help farmers manage their forage enterprise. Orders are now being taken for the newly revised third edition of the Forage Field Guide, a pocket guide published by Purdue University's Crop Diagnostic Training and Research Center.
Why do leaves change color in the fall? Folklore tells us the mythical Jack Frost brings reds and purples to autumn trees by pinching leaves with his icy fingers. A common belief is that a hard frost is necessary for good autumn color. An old wives' tale said rain washes color out of leaves. What really happens?
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.
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
Come to Noble County Master Gardeners' first fall symposium and advanced Master Gardener training "IT'S HARVEST TIME! WHAT'S NEXT?" on Oct. 10. Please sign up by September 25!
After years of experience, we know that some questions get asked frequently. These are the top 50+ questions the Purdue Extension office in many counties typically receive. If you have a question that you feel may be a common question relating to agriculture, natural resources, pest control, home lawn and garden, or other similar field, start here.