Agriculture and Natural Resources
Complied by Diane Turner - Hamilton County Educator
Check out the Beef Roundtable Monthly Webcast
Beef producers have a new resource to help them keep up with rapidly changing trends and topics in the industry - a monthly, 15-minute video webcast produced by Purdue University's Department of Animal Sciences in cooperation with BEEF Magazine. The next episode is scheduled to be posted on September 15th on "The Beef Roundtable" website at and the BEEF Magazine website.
Upcoming Training Events and Opportunities
Beginning Farmer Tours
Tuesday, Sep. 8th, 8am
Purdue Extension - Marion County and Growing Places Indy
These workshops will offer farmers insights about topics like funding opportunities, building community partnerships, and finding institutional markets. Tours involve a number of independent farmers: from pastured poultry to organic vegetables, to urban agriculture. Register here.
Indiana Flower Growers Association Educational Conference
Wednesday, Oct. 7th, 8:30am-5pm
Purdue Beck Agricultural Center - West Lafayette, IN
You are invited to attend the 33rd Annual Indiana Flower Growers Association (IFGA) Educational Conference which will be held at the Purdue Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette, IN on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. The Indiana Flower Growers Association (IFGA) and Purdue Extension are jointly sponsoring this year’s Educational Sessions. Early Registration discounts end on September 15th. Click here to view the flyer.
About Diane Turner
Diane is the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator for Hamilton County, Indiana. Her responsibilities include support for commercial agriculture producers, homeowners, and coordinating the Master Gardener Program. Feel free to call or email her with questions.