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 time is here to enroll in White County 4-H for the 2016-2017 4-H year! The online enrollment window is October 1st, 2016 - January 15, 2017. Youth (4-H and Mini 4-H) can be enrolled using the 4HOnline system at https://in.4honline.com.
The harvest season is in full swing, and as farmer's process how 2016 went they will also already be thinking about management plans for next season's crop. Depending on what they scouted this summer and found in the fields during harvest, weed management strategies will be one of the main things they will be considering.
The October/November Issue of the White County Extension Homemaker Newsletter is now available.
The most popular use of pumpkins is for decoration as jack-o-lanterns. When selecting a pumpkin for cooking, the best selection is a "pie pumpkin" or "sweet pumpkin." These are smaller than the large jack-o-lantern pumpkins and the flesh is sweeter and less watery. However, you can substitute the jack-o-lantern variety with fairly good results.
Look for a pumpkin with 1 to 2 inches of stem left. If the stem is cut down too low the pumpkin will decay quickly or may be decaying at the time of p
The October 2016 issue of the White County 4-H Newsletter is now available.
Does Creepy and Weird Science sound like fun? Are you in grades 3-5? Then, join us for Scary, Creepy, Messy, Fun, Hands-on Science! Spend a day with Indiana 4-H as we make our way through goo, grime, chemistry fun, and more! No experience is necessary.