Indiana CCA Calendar of Events

September 2020

Timmerman Agronomy Day

Timmerman Farms, 6825 S 325 W, Ridgeville, IN, 47380

Please contact Mark Carter for additional details. 


Blackford County Farmer Meeting

8:30am - 11:00am

Blackford County 4-H Fairgrounds, 310 E Park Ave, Hartford City, IN, 47348

8:30 am - Registration
9:00 am - Getting the Sprayer Down the Road, Fred Whitford
10:00 am - Fall Pesticide Application and Updates, Marcelo Zimmer
10:30 am - Pesticide Record Keeping, Mark Carter
11:00 am - PARP, CCH, CCA sign out
PARP credit, Category 1, 14, and RT credit, and CCA credits will be available at this meeting. All Private Applicator (PARP) credits will be $10 after the meeting.
Due to the Covid pandemic, we will be observing social distancing, recom- mend face coverings, and make hand sanitizer available.
Please register by September 2, 2020 by calling the Blackford County Extension Office at 765-348-3213.
Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity institution
Face masks will be provided free of cost to those that wish to use them. We will have hand sanitizer available at different locations within the building for your convenience. Bottled water and prepackaged snacks will be available as well.


Healing The Heartland: Suicide Prevention: What to Know & How to Help

9:00am - 11:30am

9 a.m. - Welcome, Bruce Kettler, Director,  Indiana State Department of Agriculture
9:15 a.m. - Helpful Resources for Mental Wellness in Indiana, Jennifer Sullivan, M.D., M.P.H., Secretary, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
The Indiana Div. Mental Health and Addiction launched the Be Well Indiana program in 2020, a compilation of resources designed to help Hoosiers stay connected and maintain their well-being. Learn more about the resources available and their impact in rural Indiana.
9:30 a.m. - Navigating Mental Health and Suicide Prevention: Help, Hope and Healing, Jennifer Brandt, LISW-S, Ph.D., Director of Member Wellbeing and Inclusion Initiatives, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Suicide is a major public health concern and among the leading causes of death in the United States. Suicide is complicated and tragic, but it is often preventable.
This seminar will address the scope of the problem, including the latest data on suicide in the United States; current research on what causes people to consider suicide, as well as what other factors put individuals at risk and protective factors that lower suicide risk. Additionally, this session will offer strategies for managing mental health and being proactive about self-care; as well as guidance on warning signs, behaviors to look for and how to get help for someone in a suicidal crisis.
11:30 a.m. - Wrap-Up