With Mother Nature giving us a few more days to put off thinking about spring, I thought this might be a good time to promote some great web based resources Purdue Extension has to offer that may help you out this coming year. Many of the websites I would suggest bookmarking throughout this article can be accessed through: https://extension.purdue.edu. This is the homepage for Purdue Extension and where you can find information on upcoming Extension programs as well as links to a few of the main
I definitely feels and sounds like spring this morning. Who knows, maybe Mother Nature will let us have an early spring? Personally, I'm just waiting to see what March has in store - I'm guessing there is more cold to come. Whenever spring arrives, here are some spring cleaning suggestions from American Cleaning Institute.
A 4-H Rabbit Workshop & Youth Show will be held on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. Registration for this event will begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 8:30 a.m.
Junior Pork Day is a special 1-day workshop held annually at Purdue University to provide youth, parents, and leaders with current information and hands-on learning to spark their interest in the swine industry.
The White County 4-H Beef Weigh In will be held on Saturday, February 25th from 8 - 10 at the Arena on the White County 4-H Fairgrounds in Reynolds. All 4-H Beef Steers, Crossbred Breeding Heifers, and Dairy Beef Fat Steers must be RFID tagged, weighed, and ear tagged with a county assigned number by the 4-H Beef Committee on this date to be eligible for exhibiting in 2017.
List of livestock open show and information for them.
According to most economists, the long term outlook for agriculture remains strong; however, most anticipate a few more years of slim profit margins. Depending on the farm's situation, some producers may be asking, are there alternative ways to make money farming in this climate? That topic will be examined at an upcoming Purdue Extension program titled, "Exploring Diversified Agriculture in Indiana."