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Upcoming Membership meetings for La Porte County Extension Homemakers

LAPORTE | The La Porte County Extension Homemakers would like to invite anyone interested to informational meetings in January to learn more about the Extension Homemakers organization. The first will be Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. and the second will be Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. Both meetings will take pl…

December 28, 2012 2:29 pm
2012 Master Gardeners

2012 Master Gardeners

December 20, 2012 4:15 pm
Seventeen complete LaPorte County Master Gardener Class

Seventeen complete LaPorte County Master Gardener Class

LAPORTE | Seventeen area residents recently completed a Purdue Extension training course to help them sharpen their gardening skills so that they can now share their knowledge with others.

December 20, 2012 4:12 pm

100th Anniversary Cookbook still available

LAPORTE | The cookbook commemorating the 100th anniversary of Indiana Extension Homemakers is still available at the La Porte County Purdue Extension Office, 2857 W. St. Rd. 2, Suite A, La Porte. The cost is $10 and they would make great Christmas gifts! Please call 219-324-9407 for addition…

December 12, 2012 3:46 pm

Webinars: Making the most of feed and forages for goats and sheep

LAPORTE | Purdue Extension will present two webinars that will discuss managing forage shortages and feeding practices for goat and sheep farmers following the drought. The production of commercial versus show goats will also be discussed. The webinars will run 6 to 8 p.m. CST (7-9 p.m. EST)…

November 20, 2012 6:12 pm
Tried and True recipes included in La Porte County Extension Homemakers cookbook

Tried and True recipes included in La Porte County Extension Homemakers cookbook

LAPORTE | La Porte County Extension Homemakers have compiled a cookbook to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Indiana Extension Homemakers organization.

November 16, 2012 5:08 pm
LaPorte cookbook

LaPorte cookbook

Sharon Russ of East Galena and Marcia Wolff of Homespun Harmony display the Extension Homemaker Cookbook.

November 16, 2012 5:12 pm

2012 Pinney Purdue Field Day slated for August 22

LA PORTE | The 2012 edition of Pinney Purdue Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, August 22, 2012. Pinney Agriculture Center is located on County Line Road, ½ mile north of U.S. 30 in Wanatah. Participants will have opportunities to get updates on current ag production issues, visit with ne…

August 15, 2012 2:36 pm

LaPorte County Row Croppers Host Ag Tour and Barbecue

LAPORTE | The La Porte County Row Crop Food Producers, along with La Porte County Farm Bureau Young Farmers, conducted its annual ag tour and barbecue at the farm of Mark and Denise Scarborough, La Crosse, on Wednesday, August 1. Started in 1976, the purpose of the agricultural tour and barb…

August 07, 2012 4:08 pm

LaPorte County Master Gardener class offered

LAPORTE | A Master Gardener training program will be offered in La Porte County beginning September 4 and continuing until November 27 on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. Central Time. The classes will be held at the Purdue Extension – LaPorte County office on State Road 2 next to the Fairgrounds i…

July 27, 2012 4:09 pm

4-H Food Preservation

Grand Champion Overall – Jacob Kemiel, Scipio

July 09, 2012 3:43 pm

LaPorte County 4-H plant sale is in full swing

LAPORTE | The annual La Porte County 4-H Plant Sale is in full swing. Hybrid seed geraniums in various colors, hanging baskets, pansies, marigolds, impatiens, petunias, tomatoes and peppers are available to order. Other vegetable plants, herbs and varieties of flowers will be available for p…

April 16, 2012 11:16 am

LaPorte County Master Gardeners Planning “Seedy” Event

LAPORTE | The La Porte County Master Gardeners will host a learning session on techniques for starting seeds indoors today beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Swanson Senior Center, 910 State St. The evening will focus on different ways to start seeds for spring planting, with Master Gardeners gi…

February 02, 2012 11:21 am

Ag Days for LaPorte County 4th graders Jan. 25 & Feb. 26

LAPORTE | Ag Days for LaPorte County 4th graders will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 25 and Feb. 26 at the LaPorte National Guard Armory, 2391 West Ind. 2.

January 17, 2012 9:48 am

Crop Production Workshop at Porter Expo Center on Feb. 1

VALPARAISO | A Crop Production Workshop sponsored by Cargill, Inc. and Purdue Extension will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 3:15 p.m. until 7 p.m. CDT at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Road. Registration begins at 3 p.m. CDT.

January 17, 2012 9:41 am

Open House for Solid Waste District of LaPorte County Jan. 26

LAPORTE | An open house for the Solid Waste District of LaPorte County, Soil and Water Conservation District, MS 4 Office, Purdue Extension LaPorte County and the Small Animal Shelter is set for Jan. 26, 2 to 6 p.m. The open house will be held at the new county office building located at 285…

January 13, 2012 10:52 am
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