JASPER -- The Dubois Count Soil and Conservation District has hired on a new conservationist.
Authur Franke is a native of LaGrange County and graduate of Purdue University.
He grew up on his family’s apple orchard and studied environmental studies when he went off to Purdue, including crop and soil science, natural resources, and forestry.
Franke will be stationed at the Jasper conservation office for 120 days continuing into September.
You are encouraged to call Franke with any of your CRP, or other conservation practice concerns.
He can be reached at (812) 482 – 1171 Ext. 3.