Farm Indiana calendar


Sept. 20

Purdue Women in Agriculture webinar, “Buy-sell agreements,” noon to 1 p.m., free. Learn about transferring a farm or business to the next generation with a buy-sell agreement. Online webinar presented by Nick Held, Purdue Extension educator and member of the Purdue Succession Planning Team. Webinar is sponsored by the Purdue Women in Agriculture Team. Information: Jenna Nees, [email protected].

Sept. 21

SARE Farm to School Training for Action Committees, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Purdue Extension Bartholomew County office, 783 S. Marr Road, Columbus. Free. Purdue Extension, along with its partners in the Indiana Farm to School Network, is launching an annual Farm to School Professional Development Training for those interested in taking action in developing or sustaining their farm to school activities and programming. This program, supported by the Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education (SARE) program of the USDA will educate, train and develop Action Committees from a school or school district who are ready to create plans to procure local food and initiate food and garden education plans. This is a professional development program for educators, broadly defined, offered through the Indiana SARE. People who are interested in farm to school will need to form a team, and complete the application for this pilot program. RSVP by Sept. 7. Information: hawley [email protected] or 812-926-1189.

Sept. 22

Johnson County Horticulture Symposium, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Purdue Extension Johnson County office, 484 N. Morton St. in Franklin. Learn about native landscape plants and backyard birds (their habitat, food, etc). Speakers will be authors Bill McKnight and Sharon Sorenson. Cost $5 per adult. Pre-registration appreciated. Bring cash or check to the office. Light refreshments will be served. Information: Sarah Hanson, 317-736-3724 or [email protected].


Oct. 18

Purdue Women in Agriculture webinar, “Thinking through your family finances,” noon to 1 p.m. Free webinar designed to help consumers better understand how they spend their money. Information: Jenna Nees, smith [email protected] or 765-653-8411.