Extension office offers deer processing program

Deer hunters can learn how to process their own meat at an upcoming program.

Purdue Extension, the Department of Natural Resources and Johnson County Park are offering a free venison workshop at 6 p.m. Friday at the Maples building at Johnson County Park, 3133 E. 32nd St., Nineveh.

Topics will include skinning, butchering and packaging venison. Food safety and preparing and preserving venison also will be covered.

Registration is requested. For more information or to register, call 317-736-3724 or e-mail sspeedy@purdue.edu.