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Learn About the History of Agriculture from Fred Whitford

The Putnam County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Purdue Extension in Putnam County would like to invite everyone to a fun, entertaining program about the history of agriculture in Putnam County during their upcoming joint annual dinner.


On Thursday, January 27th, Fred Whitford, Professor of Clinical Engagement, Purdue University, will share an entertaining and informative program on the early history of agriculture in Putnam County. Fred has authored many books including Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family. Please join us in recognizing the contributions of thousands of individuals who have contributed their talents to the betterment of agriculture in rural Indiana.


Doors for the event will open at 5:30 pm with the dinner starting at 6:00 pm.  The event will take place in the York Auto Family Community Building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds.  Tickets for the event are available for $5 until January 20th at the Putnam County SWCD Office or the Purdue Extension Office.


Please consider joining us on January 27th for this fun-filled evening recognizing the accomplishments of both organizations.  For questions, concerns, or tickets, please contact Purdue Extension at 765-653-8411.  Purdue University and the Putnam County SWCD are equal access/equal opportunity institutions.