You eat in a variety of places - your home, work, restaurants, maybe even your car. For some of these places, you can have more control over what choices are available than others. Since high-calorie foods are everywhere, it's important to take the time to plan ahead to make sure you have healthy options available.
Indiana farmland values and cash rents experienced a slight decline once again according to Purdue's 2017 Farmland Value Survey. Survey respondents reported a decline in land value per acre between 2.1% and 5.8% for this part of the state when compared with last year, while cash rents dropped as much as 5.7% between 2016 and 2017. This brought the average land value to between approximately $6,209 and $9,241/acre and cash rents in the $193 to $279/acre range, depending on land quality. The decli
Purdue Extension is hosting a Wildlife Field Day on Saturday August 26th from 8:30 to Noon at 6615 S 875 E Monterey, IN. Topics will include warm season grass management, forest management for wildlife, invasive species, management for agricultural lands, and food plots. Read more to find out more information about the upcoming workshop!
Driving around White County these past few weeks, you may have noticed that a handful of soybean fields, particularly along their borders, are showing a unique symptom in that it appears that the leaves of beans are rolling into a cup like shape. This is often times a response to exposure of the pesticide dicamba, Reports of dicamba affecting off target crops are nothing new, however this year there are an increase in reports, as more farmers are switching to dicamba tolerant beans, leading to a
Meal Planning and Preparation
Starting the week with a plan of five to seven healthy meals that everyone in your family enjoys will take the stress out of family meal time. Begin by choosing a main entrÃ©e, such as baked chicken or tacos, then add a vegetable and/or fruit side. Be sure to include foods from all five food groups (fruits, vegetables, protein foods, grains and dairy) when planning your meals.
Farmers balancing weak crop prices and rising input costs can learn more about farm financial fitness at a FREE field day sponsored by Purdue Extension, the Purdue Department of Agronomy, the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council. Click to learn more...
The month of August means back to school for many children. Families will spend time shopping for new clothes and school supplies. However, how many families spend time planning for what they will eat every day? From hectic mornings, packing lunches, carpooling to after school activities, getting a family meal on the table in the evening, to finishing homework, the days can become long and busy. You may start to wonder how you will ever feed your family a healthy meal. Here are some quick tips a