For many homeowners, firewood is a popular source of fuel for winter heating. Although most firewood pests pose no direct threat to the home, its contents, or its occupants, a Purdue Extension specialist wrote that they can become annoying when they emerge inside the home.
The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
The ever-changing business climate for agriculture poses myriad problems and risks for Indiana farmers. The Purdue Extension workshop "Managing Risk on Your Farm: Developing a Cash Rent Strategy" aims to address and equip farmers with the tools and knowledge they need to face these risks.
On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, Purdue Extension in Noble County will sponsor a Private Applicator Recertification Program (PARP) at the Noble County Extension Office, 2090 North State Rd 9, Albion, IN. Registration will begin at 1:00 p.m., the program will run from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., and final sign-up for PARP credit should conclude by 4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn about the latest university recommendations for managing irrigated soybeans on Monday, February 29, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST (7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST) at the Blue Gate Restaurant, 195 North Van Buren St., Shipshewana, IN 46565.
Purdue Extension Educators in northern Indiana announce the first ever Michiana Vegetable & Fruit Growers Meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, 17746 County Rd 34, Goshen, IN.
As the leading cause of death for all Americans, heart disease claims 600,000 lives annually. It's understandably frightening to be at risk for heart disease. But Purdue Extension's Be Heart Smart program can help you fight this disease by better understanding it and gaining the necessary knowledge to make heart-smart choices.