Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Agriculture

Agriculture
  • Fire blight disease strikes Indiana pear trees WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Plant experts are warning Indiana homeowners to watch for signs of a disease called fire blight that can kill pear trees and has spread more after this year’s harsh winter.The disease gets its name from the dark brown or b

    June 17, 2014

  • AT A GLANCE OBITUARy Reva Mae Mullins, 82 THANK YOU! The Daily News thanks the following subscribers for their continued readership: Patti Tatman - Greensburg Cosba Buckley - Greensburg INSIDE TODAY Health & Wellnes s

    June 14, 2014

  • Indiana hunter safety class available Sugar Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area is offering the Indiana Hunter Education Course open to the public. There is no charge for the course. The dates for the course are the following: June 23: 9 to 11:30 a.m. June 24: 9 to11:30 a.m. June 26: 9 to 11:30

    June 13, 2014

  • Nominations for FSA committee start Sunday WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins Sunday, June 15. "County committees are a vital link between the farm community and the U.S. De

    June 13, 2014

  • Ag Law Foundation hosts estate planning seminar A seminar on estate and succession planning will be presented by the Indiana Agricultural Law Foundation on July 17. The seminar will provide basic resources for families considering the future of their farm. "Conversations about what happens to the

    June 6, 2014

  • nws-gb060614 June Yard and Garden calendar header June Yard and Garden Calendar HOME (Houseplants and indoor activities) Indoor plants will require more frequent watering and fertilization as they increase their summer growth. Houseplants can be moved outdoors to a shady location, but pay close attention to their watering needs.

    June 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • USDA announces CRP program for land, TIP for beginning farmers WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that farmers, ranchers and landowners committed to protecting and conserving environmentally sensitive land may now sign up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The S

    June 6, 2014

  • kids-gb060314-becca mcdole award pic Greensburg's McDole awarded FFA Built Ford Tough scholarship INDIANAPOLIS - The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Built Ford Tough scholarship to Rebecca McDole of the Greensburg FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Don Meyer Ford as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. McDole plans to us

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • ag-gb051614 Yard and Garden Calendar header Yard and Garden Calendar MAY HOME (Indoor plants and activities) Many indoor plants can be moved to shady locations outdoors but only after danger of frost is past. Plants will dry out more often outdoors, so keep a close eye on soil moisture. Sinking the pots in soil will h

    May 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • ag-gb051614-Color Me Green pic 2 4-H Painting the town green GREENSBURG - The Decatur County Extension Office and 4-H Junior Leaders hosted the first annual Color Me Green 5K Saturday morning at the Decatur County Fairgrounds. Participants were showered with green powder as they ran, making what would be a sim

    May 16, 2014 3 Photos