New Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator

Hello! I am Tricia Herr, and I am the new Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator for Montgomery County. A little about myself: I was born and raised in Noble County, Indiana and grew up on a small farm raising steers, dairy heifers, and hogs for my 4-H projects. I spent much of my childhood…

Read More

Healthy Living In 4-H And At Home

One of the four “H’s” that we celebrate in 4-H is healthy living. According to National 4-H, the 4-H program “empowers youth to be healthy – body and mind – with the skills to make healthy decisions and lead healthy lifestyles”. In the midst of a global pandemic and the stresses of every day life,…

Read More

4-H Teen Leadership Team helps future leaders

The Paper of Montgomery County

In the month of November, the Montgomery County 4-H Teen Leadership team had the opportunity to be a part of the “Running for Office” program. This program was provided through partnerships with the Purdue Extension office, local Democratic and Republican party chairs, and the League of Women Voters. “Running for Office” was an opportunity for…

Read More

Eating healthy for the holidays

The Paper of Montgomery County

Tis the season to be bombarded with healthy-living and food guilt, while at the same time having break rooms full of sweet Christmas treats. This time of year can add a lot of stress, especially when we are trying to make good decisions for our health yet enjoy the once-a-year cheer that comes with the…

Read More