Class Sharpens Money Management Skills
Purdue Extension-Huntington County hosted budgeting classes. The Where Does
Your Money Go? program helps participants focus on their personal spending
habits by working within a budget. Ninety-four percent of program attendees
(since September 2012) reported they will think differently about managing
Here are some comments from participants:
“I definitely need to write what I spend down so I can see it.”
“I will spend on what my family needs and not what I want.”
School Programs Educate Youth
Purdue Extension-Huntington County collaborated with Huntington County schools
during the 2012- 2013 school year with these programs:
- Professor Popcorn nutrition education and chick embryology programs for
- A seven-session career development program for two ninth-grade classes
at Huntington North High School.
- Huntington County Ag Day was held in April 2013 for all third-graders in
the county. Extension staff and volunteers from a variety of agriculture-related
businesses shared activities for the youth through 13 learning stations.
Purdue Extension Delivers
- Every $1 spent on the Indiana Family Nutrition Program
is expected to create $35.75 in economic returns.
- In a recent survey, 94% of Indiana 4-H participants
graduating from high school planned to pursue post-secondary
- In a similar Midwest state, an independent study concluded
that every $1 invested in Extension yielded $15 in
- Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing workshop recipients
received more than $7 million in grants to support
Workshops Provide Updates on New Fertilizer Application Rules
Ninety agricultural producers attended Purdue Extension-Huntington County workshops
in November 2012 and March 2013.
Purdue Extension educators shared updates about new fertilizer and manure storage
and application rules that became effective in February 2013. The presentations
focused on showing proper techniques to both crop and livestock farmers. Attendees
also could earn Private Pesticide Applicator recertification credits at the workshops.
|Huntington||Animal Agriculture; Field Crops; Home and Money; Youth Development||2013||Making a Difference|
|Huntington||Field Crops; 4-H Youth Development; Home and Money; Home, Yard and Garden; Natural Resources/Environment||2012||Making a Difference|
|Huntington||Economic and Community Development; Food and Health; Home, Yard and Garden||2012||Making a Difference|
|Huntington||Home and Money; Home, Yard and Garden||2012||Making a Difference|
|Huntington||Economic and Community Development; Food and Health; Home and Money; Home, Yard and Garden||2011||Making a Difference|