A landscape made up simply of mowed lawn and a couple of trees won't provide the food and shelter that native bees and butterflies need to thrive and reproduce.

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Celebrate 4-H!

The fun starts once again as Putnam 4-H programs gear up for a new year. Join us on Sunday, Oct 2, 2016 from 11 am to 3 pm for a 4-H Family Fun BBQ. Bring the whole family to learn more about 4-H!

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Coping with Drought

Prolonged drought affects the growth and appearance of crops and lawns, and more. Visit our resources for more information on drought topics related to you.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips! 

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to nonprofit management skills. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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A Safety Information Program about Firearms

at the Paladin Center, Carmel on Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. This FREE program is open to everyone and will have separate instruction for children below 10 yrs.

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PCSN Awards Breakfast

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 @ Putnam County Golf Course @ 9 am. RSVP by Sept. 21

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Farmers' Market Q & A Table

Saturday, Sept. 10 @ Cold Spring Farmers Market. Ask the Master Gardener Volunteers of Putnam County your gardening questions and learn about Bee-Friendly backyards.

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4-H Dog Care

& Basic Training starts on Weds., Sept. 14th, 6:15-7:30pm. Learn basic dog handling, successful dog ownership and guidance on competition and other sporting fields.

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4-H Junior Vet series

starts Weds., Sept. 21, 6:30 - 7:45 @ South Putnam Animal Hospital

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Food Gardening

Growing your own food can be a very satisfying effort that pays off in a number of ways: your fruits and vegetables are fresher and you can choose the exact varieties that you and your family enjoy.

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Last updated August 26, 2016