Deadline today for cooperative extension classes

Today is the last day to sign up for three agriculture related classes being organized by the Purdue Cooperative Extension Office in Bartholomew County for Dec. 1st.

To sign up for classes on Crop Diversification, Code Red planning and Applicator Training you can call 812-379-1665. The classes will all be held at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds.

The Crop Diversification class will teach about crops to consider for small acreages in southern Indiana. It will be from 9:30 to 2 p.m. on Dec. 1st. The cost is $15 and includes a box lunch.

The Code Red class will help farm families and businesses continue to operate should something happen to a key member of the team. It will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 1st. The cost is $10 and will include refreshments and a flash drive.

The Private Applicator Recertification Program will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Private applicators should bring their license and $10 for the credit.


A local-beef chili dinner will be served at 5 p.m. for those attending Code Red or PARP.  You should bring a piece of farming advice to add to a projected display.