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The 2018 Purdue Extension Annual Report

All in a Day’s Work

Transforming lives and livelihoods every hour of every day.

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Every dollar you donate supports our efforts to build vibrant communities, strong families, and profitable businesses on its Main Streets and at its farm gates – regularly reaching more than 620,000 people. Our team – including campus specialists and Extension Educators in all 92 counties – connects Indiana communities to world-class Purdue University research and a nationwide network of experts on agriculture, community, environment, family, food, and youth.

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis has hit Indiana hard and is a complex problem for communities. Purdue Extension is addressing this issue with community-based prevention education.

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Revitalizing small towns

Purdue Extension partners with the Hometown Collaboration Initiative, helping small towns capitalize on their potential to flourish.

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Eyes in the sky

Agriculture’s next wave is digital. That means data-driven diagnoses, forecasts, and assessments. Unmanned aerial vehicles are crucial to that toolkit, and Purdue Extension is setting best practices for farmers across Indiana.

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Encouraging Indiana’s future entrepreneurs

Indiana 4-H Youth Development has always grown the next generation of leaders. Today, that also means entrepreneurship. Purdue Extension and the Indiana 4-H Entrepreneurship Academy create opportunities for youth to dream big.

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Chrisney

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Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner

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Dubois

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26

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Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner

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Seymour

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Indiana Small Farm Conference

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Danville

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28

Feb

Indiana Forage Council Annual Meeting and Seminar

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02

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Junior Pork Day

West Lafayette

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02

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Fluid Power Action Challenge - Challenge Day

West Lafayette

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