Starting the next chapter

By Greg Litherland Mike Burkhart (left) and brother Bill hold an aerial view of the family homestead.… [more]

Starting the next chapter Starting the next chapter

Annual goat show slated for April 26

PHOTO BY LINDSAY OWENS While it may not be quite time for the Daviess County 4-H Show, next month… [more]

Annual goat show slated for April 26 Annual goat show slated for April 26

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Purdue Extension events

March March 21 – Martin County Ag Day and breakfast, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Martin County Fairgrounds. March 28 – Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Knox County Fairgrounds.   April April 13 – ServSafe class offered through Daviess County Extension. April 27 – ServSafe in Spanish offered through Daviess County […]

Purdue Landscape Design webinar

This beginning workshop will teach attendees the benefits of creating a home landscape design, learn practices that go into designing a landscape, making landscape drawings that are useful for the design process, and create their own designs. We will meet March 31, April 7 and April 14 at the Purdue Extension-Knox County office, 4259 N. […]

Knox County Youth Mental Health First Aid course scheduled for May 20

Attention Knox County adults who work with youth: Consider participating in the one-day Knox County Youth Mental Health First Aid course. The course is designed for adults who frequently interact with youth (ages 12-17) as the target audience. Why Youth Mental Health First Aid? Mental health issues often start in adolescence. Mental health issues are […]

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Price of ground steadily increases

By Mike Grant The price of farmland has been on a pretty steady increase over the last decade. While farming may have had its troubles with trade, weather and commodity prices over the last few years experts say the price of farmland had managed to stay steady and most expect it to stay that way […]

New Free Horticulture Careers Internship Search Tool Connects Students to Practical Job Experience

Seed Your Future launches a new resource to help students find internships in the green-collar industry. By Susan Yoder MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (January 30, 2020) — Seed Your Future today announced the launch of its new free online Horticulture Careers Internship Search Tool to help students find internships across the broad diversity of the horticulture profession. […]

The Amish Cook

The Amish Cook: Gloria Goes Bananas

By Gloria Yoder A while ago we received a recipe from a dear friend and reader from Lebanon, Ohio — Auntie Norma, as we call her. She had sent a banana cake recipe and suggested that Julia would try making it. Since I’ve been homeschooling Julia, her times in the kitchen have been a bit […]