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Indiana Winter Road Conditions

Even though it seems early, the weather conditions today and the forecast for the next few days tell us winter might be getting an early start. The first significant snowfall always brings about a spike in automobile accidents as drivers re-adjust to winter driving. Please take your time, and check road conditions before your leave!…

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Keep Pets Safe and Warm this Winter

INDIANAPOLIS —The days are getting shorter and colder weather is upon us. The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) encourages pet owners to take steps to keep pets safe and warm this winter. Tips to Keep Pets Safe and Warm this Winter: Pet-proof the house. Most pets spend more time indoors during the winter.…

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Agricultural production one of Indiana’s most hazardous occupations

Writer: Abby Leeds, 765-494-7817, mayer36@purdue.edu WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program released the annual Indiana Farm Fatality Summary with Historical Overview, coinciding with the National Farm Safety and Health Week, which has been observed the third week of September since 1944. The program reported 34 work-related on-farm deaths in the…

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74 Indiana counties are primary natural disaster areas

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 10, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 74 Indiana counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding that has occurred since March 1, 2019, may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency…

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Recent News

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Healing in the Heartland

August 9, 2019

Mental health issues are impacting our agricultural and rural communities each and every day. Increased understanding of the impact, resources and ways to overcome this impact is needed.   Together, we must seek to be better informed and discover solutions to support our farm families and rural communities. We can do more to engage and advocate…

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INPREPared.org to Launch during the Indiana State Fair!

August 2, 2019

Stay “emergency aware” with Indiana PREPared!  The brand new Purdue Rural Emergency Preparedness program (INPREPared) is Purdue Extension’s comprehensive resource for disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation, with an emphasis on rural and agricultural issues.  The project will launch during the Indiana State Fair, with a special exhibit in the Purdue Extension Agriculture-Horticulture Building August…

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Mental Health First Aid

April 2, 2019

Purdue Extension Mental Health First Aid Training Purdue Extension offers the Mental Health First Aid program in communities across the state. Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour course to educate individuals about how to interact with and support someone who may be developing a mental health issue or experiencing a crisis. Mental Health First…

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