Senior Emily Miller wrote a research paper about food insecurity in Haiti that identified a large poverty gap as the problem and education as the solution.

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Posted on Aug. 24, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.

Purdue Extension Educator and columnist Jeff Burbrink says predators, parasites and pathogens are a reality in the world of insects.

Posted on Aug. 21, 2015 at 7:01 p.m.
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The program supports tree planting projects in public and community spaces, and selected projects will get up to 15 trees.

Posted on Aug. 20, 2015 at 6:02 p.m.
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The annual awards this year include a Goshen plant that turns milk into milk powder, two churches and the county’s Purdue Extension agent for agriculture.

Posted on Aug. 12, 2015 at 1:57 p.m.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers in 88 of Indiana’s 92 counties are eligible for low-interest emergency loans because of heavy rains and flooding that have occurred since May 1.

Posted on Aug. 7, 2015 at 2:12 p.m.

These bugs have a piercing-sucking mouthpiece very similar to a mosquito.

Posted on Aug. 2, 2015 at 10:02 a.m.

Racers speed around the track on a variety of bikes. 

Posted on Aug. 2, 2015 at 9:49 a.m.

As the 2015 fair winds down, 4-H’ers represent their barns by battling it out in a mud pit for bragging rights.

Posted on Aug. 2, 2015 at 8:54 a.m.

It’s time for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair version of Photos of the Week. 

Posted on Aug. 1, 2015 at 7:17 p.m.

Charlie Gerencer, an Elkhart Memorial student, may soon turn pro in motorcycle racing.

Posted on Aug. 1, 2015 at 6:06 p.m.

A peach ice cream received the blue ribbon in the ice cream crank-off.

Posted on Aug. 1, 2015 at 5:50 p.m.

More than 220,000 people attended the 2015 Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

Posted on Aug. 1, 2015 at 1:02 p.m.

View a gallery of photos from the Buckeye Rodeo at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Friday, July 31.