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‚ÄčArthritis and Agriculture. Thursday, September 24, 2015. 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. EDT. Presenter: Amber D. Wolfe, M.S., from the National AgrAbility project. To participate, register at https://goo.gl/R8Eq1I. You will then receive a confirmation email with the link to participate in the webinar. You will also receive a reminder 24 hours before the webinar begins.

Funding Opportunities for Farmers and Others. Wednesday, October 7, 2015. 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. EDT. Webinar. To participate go to this URL on Oct. 7: https://purdue.webex.com/join/rballard. This program will provide a basic introduction to some of the current grants, applicant eligibility, and how to apply for funding. Roy Ballard, Purdue Extension Educator, ANR, Hancock County/ Indiana SARE Coordinator will offer basic information about the available grants, insight on SARE priorities. Kris Parker, Purdue Community Development Regional Educator, will offer a few tips for grant writing success in 2016 and beyond. Questions? Contact Roy at 317-462-1113 or by e-mail at rballard@purdue.edu

Beginning Farmer Tours. Free farm tours and networking events sponsored by Purdue Extension and Local Growers Guild. For more information and to register contact the Purdue Extension Education Store at www.edustore.purdue.edu or 888-EXT-INFO.

  • October 11: Simpson Family Farm, Martinsville, IN. Lunch, networking session, tour. Grassfed beef, pastured pork, and eggs.
  • November 7: Perkins Good Earth Farm, DeMotte, IN. Breakfast, networking session, lunch, tour. Soil health, cover crops, vegetable and high tunnel production.

Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium. Tuesday, January 5, 2016. 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. CST. Teibel?s Restaurant, Schererville, IN. Registration and program available in early December; watch for announcement at ag.purdue.edu/hla/Extension/Pages/Events.aspx. Contact Liz Maynard, 219-531-4200 or vegcrops@purdue.edu.

Indiana Horticultural Congress. January 19-21, 2016. Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, IN. www.inhortcongress.org. Contact Lori Jolly-Brown, 765-494-1296 or ljollybr@purdue.edu.

Indiana Small Farm Conference. March 3-5, 2016. Hendricks County Fairgrounds, Danville, IN. Registration will open in the Fall. For more information visit Purdue Small Farms at ag.purdue.edu/extension/smallfarms/Pages/default.aspx or on Facebook www.facebook.com/PurdueExtensionSmallFarms.

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