Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Agriculture

Agriculture
  • nws-gb013114-ag conference jpg Conference to educate women on agriculture WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A two-day conference focused on women's role in making the family farm profitable will give participants an opportunity to network with others who are in the same position. The 2014 Midwest Women in Agriculture conference will

    January 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Polar Vortex brings pleasant surprise for area birders GREENSBURG - For many, the term "snow bird" conjures up images of retired loved ones heading south to escape the cold and dreary Midwestern winters. For bird watchers, "snow birds" takes on an entirely different meaning. The most common of those win

    January 24, 2014

  • USDA Rural Development can assist with home ownership, improvements INDIANAPOLIS - Has winter taken a toll on your house? Need some more insulation or a new furnace to keep you warm? How about your windows and roof? USDA Rural Development has money available for the 504 Home Repair Loan and Grant program for rural r

    January 24, 2014

  • agr-gb-012414-In the grow jpg 1 In the grow Q. We have several maple trees in our neighborhood afflicted with this black spot (see photo at right) last year. We're looking for information on cause, prevention, health risk factors (to the trees), treatment and long-term prognosis for the infect

    January 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • Miers examines agricultural changes GREENSBURG - Decatur County farmer David Miers has seen plenty of changes when it comes to his vocation over the last quarter of a century. On Monday, during a meeting of the Greensburg Rotary Club at Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Miers explained

    January 17, 2014

  • FGA seminar date set BATESVILLE - The Food and Growers Association of Laughery Valley and Environs (FGA) has announced the date for its eighth annual Grower's/Producer's Seminar. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, all FGA members and the public are invited to attend

    January 17, 2014

  • agr-gb010314-Yard and garden calendar header Purdue Yard and Garden Calendar JANUARY HOME (Indoor plants and activities) Keep holiday poinsettias and other plants near a bright window. Water as top of soil becomes dry. Increase humidity around houseplants by grouping plants together, placing them on a pebble-water tray or run

    January 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • agr-gb010314-Plant of year jpg Switchgrass Northwind named Plant of the Year Switchgrass Northwind has swept its way to the top as the Perennial Plant Association's Perennial Plant of the Year for 2014. The Northwind cultivar of Panicum virgatum is distinguished by starkly upright habit compared to the original species. North

    January 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • agr-gb010314-Small Farm Conference logo Conference to build on successes of Indiana small farms WEST LAFAYETTE - A Purdue Extension conference will give big help to small farms, which combine for some considerable heft themselves in accounting for nearly nine out of every 10 farms in the state. The 2nd annual Indiana Small Farm Conference will

    January 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • ag-gbFFA first place photo Greensburg FFA takes first at area competition GREENSBURG - The Greensburg FFA Crops Judging team captured the chapter's first team championship in more than 48 years at the 4H/FFA Area One contest at South Ripley High School. The team took three of the top five individual spots while competing a

    December 6, 2013 1 Photo