Gina Anderson

ANR/CD Extension Educator
Floyd County
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2016 Indiana Small Farm Conference Location: Danville, Indiana Date: March 3 to 5, 2016 Keynote speaker of this year’s conference is Mary Dee Berry the executive director of The Berry Center, and Ben Hartman the author of The Lean Farm. More information regarding registration, conference schedule, as well as directions and lodging is available at https://ag.purdue.edu/extension/smallfarms/Pages/default.aspx. Southwest Indiana Melon & Vegetable Growers Meeting Location: French Lick Resort and Casino, 8670 W. State Rd. 56, French Lick, IN 47432 Date: March 4, 2016 Registration and viewing of commercial exhibits will begin at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The educational program begins at 9:00 a.m. Detail of the program is available at https://www.facebook.com/SWPurdueAgCenter/. Lunch, which will be available with the $15 registration, will be from 11:45 until 1:15 p.m.  The afternoon educational program has been approved for Private Applicator Recertification Program (PARP) credit and commercial pesticide credits have been applied for. Please[Read More…]


​The annual Starlight Area Vegetable Growers Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015, in the Barnyard Bash II building at the Joe Huber Family Farm and Restaurant (2421 Engle Rd., Borden, IN 47106). This annual educational program will begin with registration and dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by a program by Purdue Extension specialists and the Floyd County Purdue Extension Educator. The program is for anyone with an interest in producing quality vegetables. The dinner is $10 per person with pre-registration by February 26th.  For nearly 40 years, vegetable growers from across Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky have been coming to Starlight, IN each winter to learn about the latest information regarding the production of fresh vegetables. Growers (including home gardeners) wishing to spend a few hours learning about the latest information in the field of vegetable crop production are encouraged to attend. There will[Read More…]