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.
Have you recently started a farming enterprise, are you thinking of venturing into farming, or possibly diversifying an existing operation? If so, please join us for the Beginning Farmer Northwest Regional Workshop, to be held at the Home Ec. Building at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds (1406 Teal Rd, Lafayette, IN) on Tuesday, November 15th. The free workshop, sponsored by Purdue Extension, Indiana AgrAbility, and the Local Growers Guild, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST and will feat
About 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the United States, an amount equal to 123 times the weight of the Empire State Building. This cost consumers $370 per person each year:
Protein foods: $140
Added fat and sugar: $60
Abundant rainfall coupled with high humidity this summer has led to several reports of ear rots in corn around the state. The most common of these rots are Diplodia and Trichoderma. Diplodia ear rot can be characterized by a white or gray mold that covers the ear and is usually associated with a lighter than normal ear. This fungus thrives when we have wet, humid conditions when the corn is silking as well as up to 3 weeks after silking. Corn that is showing a greenish or blue mold that is growi
A snack is defined as a small amount of food eaten between meals (Merriam-Webster.com). Snacking can be an important part of a healthy diet. The key is to plan and choose snacks full of nutrients our bodies need, instead of snacks full of extra calories, sugar and fat.
Snacks can prevent you from overeating at meals. Incorporating snacks into your daily diet can provide nutrients that otherwise would be missing from your day. An example would be having carrot sticks and cottage cheese
Volunteers are essential to the White County 4-H program! Find out what you need to know here.
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.