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The Ohio County 4-H Program is hosting the 3rd Annual Green Power 5K Run/Walk on April 11. The race begins at 9:00am with registration starting at 8:00am. The course starts and finishes at the Rising Sun High School and continues through the streets of Rising Sun and Shiner Park. This year participants will have the option to be a part of "Color me Green" Color Run/Walk during the Green Power Race. A white t-shirt and sunglasses will be provided to participants for "Color me Green."
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NEW THIS YEAR! You must register your animals in the 4hOnline system to be eligible to show at the Ohio County 4-H Fair and/or Indiana State Fair.
Beef Program
On April 24th from 8:00-10:00am, Purdue Extension and SWCD are partnering to host a FREE conservation breakfast at the Switzerland County Technology and Education Building. The workshop will be discussing forage and hay quality for beef cattle, fencing solutions and the safe use of pesticides around livestock.
Home Lawn Care
If you have ever wondered how to make your lawn look like it was done by a professional or wanted to make some improvements, than Purdue Extension has the ideal program for you on April 13th at 6:30pm.
Container Gardening
Have you ever wanted vine ripe tomatoes or fresh peppers or maybe even some fresh herbs for cooking? Don't think that you can't enjoy those things just because you don't have space for a garden or you can't care for a garden like you use too. On April 15 @ 6:30pm Purdue Extension-Ohio County has a class that could give you a solution.
Are you looking for ways to understand how your child develops socially and emotionally from birth? Are you wondering how to deal with your 2 year olds temper tantrums? Then Parenting Counts is just the class for you. Come learn about ways to communicate with your child effectively and understand the ups and downs of a child's way of thinking.
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The Purdue Extension Office - Ohio County is beginning the search for summer help. You are invited to apply for the summer program assistant. The program assistant will also work directly with the Extension Educators to organize and carry-out programs in other extension areas as well as the Mini 4-H program. This job will begin in May and end in August. The job will be for approximately 10-12 weeks, Monday thru Friday 9 AM to 4 PM. The county fair would require flexibility in hours.

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