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“On Local Government” provides update on local gov’t finance

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- The triannual “On Local Government” program put on by Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will be held 2-4:30 p.m. EDT on May 20 at county Extension offices across the Indiana. Larry DeBoer, a professor of agricultural economics at Purdue, will present “Life after Recession: Local Government Finance Update” via video streaming. […]

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Gray and pink molds turning up in Indiana cornfields

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wet, cool conditions not only keep farmers out of the fields, but also favor moldy corn. One Purdue University specialist is getting calls from around the state about Diplodia and Gibberella ear rots in corn. There’s a lot of Diplodia ear rot throughout Indiana, especially in the northeast and southeast, said […]

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United Way to host Purdue Extension poverty simulation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The United Way of Greater Lafayette and the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network will host a poverty simulation for community leaders, nonprofit boards and staff, and interested community members from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 14) at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. The simulator, presented by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension […]

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Experiment allowed kids to create, learn about biofuels

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana 4-H members and their peers across the nation created renewable energy in a Wednesday (Oct. 7) experiment. Biofuel Blast helped 4-H’ers better understand the process for producing fuel from crops, and built on science education that’s a regular part of the 4-H program, said Renee McKee, assistant director and program […]

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Extension workshop teaches grant writing basics

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A two-day workshop to help grant writers of all skill and experience levels learn how to write a grant proposal will be offered by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. The Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing workshop will be offered Oct. 29 and Dec. 2 at locations across Indiana. The workshop, […]

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Natural Resource Enterprise Workshop offers chance to explore new income avenues

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Landowners wanting to try out their green thumbs and earn extra income are encouraged to attend the Natural Resource Enterprises Workshops on Sept. 2 and 3. “The workshops will help landowners and farmers seek new and innovative ways to earn an extra income to help keep their family farm,” said Brian […]

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