Hosted by Purdue Agriculture, Boiler Bridge is a statewide series of free, open-to-the-public events that help college-curious youth and parents learn more about all fields of study at Purdue University and showcase local Purdue Extension programs.
The Switzerland County Extension Office has focused on promoting S.T.E.M. to the youth of Switzerland County. Extension Educators Peg Ehlers and Kyle Weaver have taught several programs centered on S.T.E.M. education to youth in grades pre-K-12th grade.
Will be held on Tuesday, November 29 at 7 p.m.
Participants will learn the steps to grow vegetables on small plots, how to used raised beds effectively and the benefits of container gardening.
Will be held on Monday, November 21 at 7 p.m.
Participants will learn the steps to reduce yard waste and the basics of composting.
4-H Enrollment begins Saturday, October 1st!!!!! Deadline to enroll is January 15, 2017.
The Extension office has joined Facebook! "like" Purdue Extension- Switzerland County on Facebook and be the first to know about newsletter highlights, 4-H announcements, Ag and Natural Resource News, Health and Human Sciences News and so much more! This page will be updated year round by extension staff and is not just for 4-H. If you haven't already like the Fair-Boards Page Switzerland County 4-H Fair as well to receive updates about the fair!
The Extension office is launching a new program this week called the Bicentennial Walking Challenge for Switzerland County! Grab 4-6 co-workers, friends, or compete by yourself and log your steps from your smart phone or fitness tracker. The team and individual that has the most steps at the end of the challenge will receive a catered lunch and gift basket on us! This challenge is in celebration of Indiana's 200th Birthday and will feature a e-newsletter with recipes, exercise tips, Indiana Hist