Purdue Extension educator Jeff Burbrink says a little extra attention now can help to improve the pasture for next season.

Posted on Oct. 2, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.
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The free event at Goshen College’s Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center will feature a tour of small nearby farms

Sarah Welliver

Posted on Oct. 1, 2015 at 3:15 a.m.
Juniors and seniors in high school across the area are at the stage in life where they are beginning to think about career

Posted on Sept. 25, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.
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Posted on Aug. 24, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.

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Posted on Aug. 21, 2015 at 7:01 p.m.

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

Posted on Aug. 20, 2015 at 6:02 p.m.

The program supports tree planting projects in public and community spaces, and selected projects will get up to 15 trees.

Posted on Aug. 12, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

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.

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