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April 22, 2022

Spring has sprung!  While we all appreciate and enjoy spring weather, please remember that as we move into late spring and summer, we are entering one of the most dangerous times for severe weather.  Each year, severe weather outbreaks injure and kill many Americans.  Floods, tornadoes, wind, and lightning claim the lives of people and cause dramatic property damage.

Numerous resources are available from IN-PREPared, the National Weather Service, safety organizations such as the Red Cross, and others which will help prepare you and your family for potential spring & summer weather challenges.

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Managing Farm Risk

May 10, 2022

Purdue Extension Webinar Series NOTE: While INdiana PREPared usually focuses on “physical” threats such as tornadoes, fires, floods, and workplace or home safety issues, there are many other risks facing farm families that can have major impact on your operation and your family’s well-being. Just as you should prepare for a major storm or fire,…

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Planting season is here; remain alert to large farm equipment on Indiana roads

April 21, 2022

Source: Indiana State Department of Agriculture INDIANA (April 21, 2022) — Planting season is quickly approaching for Indiana’s 94,000 farmers. With the warm weather and sunshine, Hoosier motorists will also see more large slow-moving farm equipment traveling Indiana’s rural roads and highways. The Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Indiana Department…

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Indiana Severe Weather and Flood Preparedness Week 2022

March 14, 2022

SOURCE: National Weather Service – Indianapolis Governor Eric Holcomb has proclaimed March 13-19, 2022 to be Severe Weather Preparedness Week in the state of Indiana. The National Weather Service, in conjunction with the Indiana State Police, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, the Indiana Department of Education, the Indiana Broadcasters Association, the American Red Cross, and Amateur Radio Operators will conduct a statewide test of communication systems…

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Act Now to Protect Against Increased Cyber Risks

February 25, 2022

Sources: Indiana Office of Technology, Indiana State Police, Indiana Dept. of Homeland Security, State of Indiana NOTE: Although we usually focus on disasters or emergency situations likely to occur in rural Indiana, sometimes events on the other side of the world can potentially affect our lives in ways we don’t expect. This news release from…

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