What We Do

Agriculture and Natural Resource Extension (ANR) Educators serve as research based, unbiased information source for county and state constituents on a variety of topics including: crops, ag business, livestock, natural resource, horticulture, small farms, urban ag, pesticide use, and land conservation. In partnership with Purdue University subject matter experts, ANR Extension Educators can provide relevant and proven best management practices to address many client's situational needs.

Contact Us

615 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN
47907-2053

Statewide Office

Programs

Programs

Agriculture & Natural Resources host a variety of programs throughout the year through our Extension Offices. Check out and learn more about these featured programs.
Featured Programs

Programs

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American Citizen Planner-Indiana

American Citizen Planner – Indiana provides training to Indiana citizen planners who currently serve or plan to serve on area or advisory plan commissions.

American Citizen Planner
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Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program trains volunteers to assist Purdue Extension with home horticulture information and educational needs in local Indiana communities.

Master Gardener
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Beginning Farmer

The Beginning Farmer Program will walk through a farm planning workbook that will help a farmer determine their mission and vision, define their assets, set goals, and outline activities to achieve their goals.

Beginning Farmer
Farm Stress
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Local Food

The Local Foods program works to collaboratively to create programming, provide educational materials and build a community of scholarship for local food system issues.

Local Foods
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ANR Teams

The ANR program area has six focus groups comprised of campus and county Extension staff. Focus groups include Animal Sciences, Diversified Agriculture, Farm Management, Field Crops, Horticulture, and Natural Resources and Land Use.

ANR Teams
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Departments

Agriculture and Natural Resources is comprised of many specialists from Purdue Extension and from departments at Purdue.

Departments