It's that time of year again. People are buying presents and decorating their homes for the holidays. For those who celebrate Christmas, a Christmas tree is usually an essential part of the decorating. However, after the holidays, most Christmas trees end up on the curb where they wait for the trash truck instead of Santa Claus. A living Christmas tree is an option for homeowners who would rather not throw their tree away.
The 2017-18 Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) and Purdue Extension Area 11 regional beef meeting is scheduled for January 4, 2018, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The annual Indiana Small Farm Conference and trade show will take place on March 1-3. Registration is now open.
"The opioid crisis has greatly affected rural communities," said Angie Abbott, associate director of Purdue Extension and program leader for Health and Human Sciences Extension. "We see this symposium as a way to build awareness and forge effective partnerships among organizations and individuals to address this dire public health emergency."
For many, if not most 4-H youth, the culmination of the program year focuses on project evaluation, or what is commonly known as 4-H project judging. By way of a judges clinic held in Northeast Indiana, the pool of volunteers enlarges and adds to the diversity of adults volunteering to positively influence youth.
For those who buy real Christmas trees, you certainly have a desire for that tree to retain a healthy appearance through the Christmas holiday season.
For many youth in grades 3-6, summer camp is often their first educational experience away from home. It may also be the first time they experience a supportive relationship with an older teen serving as their counselor. Younger youth and teens both developed life skills at this summer's 4-H camp!