The Knox County SWCD’s Wildlife Committee is hosting a Field Day on options for flood prone areas. The event will take place Tuesday, August 21st at 5 pm at Sara Stumbo’s property (6248 Ridgleyville Rd., Monroe City, IN 47557). See flier here for more details.
The Knox County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) is proud to host the second Knox County Nature Days! This is an annual event focused on different environmental issues, natural history, and more. Join us to learn more about Knox County orchards, the native (good) trees, and invasive (bad) trees! Where: Ouabache Trails Nature Center… Continue reading
Vincennes will be a site for the roll-out of the U.S.H.E.R. program, aka Urban Soil Health Education & Restoration! Please consider attending this educational call out meeting next Thursday morning at the Knox County Purdue Ext. Office! Check out the call out flyer here!
The USDA Service Center will be hosting an open house for the Agriculture Community. We want to show our appreciation to our Program Participants, Farmers, Landowners, Foresters, Gardeners, Seed Dealers, Fertilizer Dealers, Bankers and the list could go on. So please join us on the morning of March 16 at the USDA Service Center for… Continue reading
Purdue Extension is hosting an irrigation workshop at the SW Purdue Ag Center (4669 N Purdue Rd., Vincennes, IN) on Thursday, March 15th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Here’s a draft agenda: 8:30 a.m. – Welcome 9:00 a.m. Irrigation Scheduling (Lyndon Kelley) Checkbook Irrigation Scheduling Soil Moisture Monitoring Interpreting and… Continue reading
We’ll be holding our Annual Meeting next Monday, March 5th at 6:30 pm at the VU Green Activities Center. Dawn Slack from The Nature Conservancy will be our guest speaker. The tickets are free but must be picked up or reserved by Wednesday, February 28th. Contact our office for more information.
Vincennes University will be hosting an Ag Workshop on Friday, January 26, 2018 in the Ft. Sackville Rooms at the Beckes Student Union (1101 N 2nd St, Vincennes, IN 47591). Draft Agenda: 8:30-9:00 Registration 9:00-9:05 Welcome and agenda overview 9:05-10:00 Speaker – Soil Health and Nutrient Loading by… Continue reading
Our 2018 Annual Meeting will be on Monday, March 5th, 2018. Stay tuned for more details!
The Vanderburgh County SWCD along with Gibson, Pike, Posey and Warrick Counties have been awarded a 2018 CWI grant for an Invasive Technician which Vanderburgh is the lead district. They will be hiring this person early next year. A job application must be completed and turned into the Vanderburgh office, a resume may be included… Continue reading
The deadline for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) applications is December 15th for 2018 funding consideration. Contact our office for more information! Read the full press release here.