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White County 4-H Swine Project Guidelines
About 40 percent of the United States food supply (1500 calories/person/day) goes uneaten. Discarded food in homes and food-service accounts for 60 percent of this total food loss and is mostly avoidable. The remaining portion is lost or wasted during food production. This amount of food waste is among the highest globally. Preventing food waste saves money and resources. Resources used to produce uneaten food include: 30 percent of fertilizer, 31 percent of cropland, 25 percent of tot
At 54 years of age, Sally thought her parenting days were behind her after her children finished high school. But last year, when her 10-year-old granddaughter needed a home, Sally stepped in to help. Sally is a kinship parent, a close relative or family friend, who cares for the child(ren) when the parents are unable to. Several reasons account for situations when kinship parents are needed. For example, parents may be deceased, ill, incarcerated, or involved with drugs. In the United Stat
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The March/April 2015 edition of the White County 4-H Newsletter is now available.
Many workplaces are adopting sustainable practices, measuring their carbon footprint, waste and water an energy use. The American Cleaning Institute offers these ideas for doing your part for being sustainable at work.
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Benton County's 2nd Annual Animal Education Clinic will be held on Saturday, April 11th at the Benton County Fairgrounds. Youth will have the opportunity to learn more about animal care, nutrition, grooming, and showmanship for a variety of species.
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Are you interested in learning how to keep your show pigs health? Do you want to learn more about Swine Management? Do you enjoy learning with hands-on experiences? If so, this workshop is for you! All Area IX 4-H Swine Project members (grades 3-12) are invited to attend this free workshop, which will be held at the Swine Unit of the Purdue University Animal Science Research Farm.

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