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Beginning Farmer is a Diversified Farming and Food Systems program made to help new farmers determine their mission and vision through our Beginning Farmer Signature Program.

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Dr. Tamara J Benjamin

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Diversified Farming and Food Systems

615 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(756) 496 - 1930


Amy Thompson

Extension Educator
Monroe County

3400 South Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 349 - 2575

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Beginning Farmer Workshops

Interested in starting a farm but unsure of how to get started or where you can find help? Are you already a farmer but eager to enhance and improve your management practices?

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Beginning Farmer Workshops

Interested in starting a farm but unsure of how to get started or where you can find help? Are...

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Purdue Extension.
2020 Crop Production Clinic

Crop Production Clinic on December 17, 2020 for Private Applicator credits and also Commercial...

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Extension specialist in hemp field
Purdue’s hemp specialist observes birth of a Hoosier industry

The hemp plant often thought to be native to North America, originated in the Tibetan Plateau,...

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Two farm vehicles harvesting a field
Purdue Extension: Creating hope for Hoosier farmers

Fall harvest, one of the busiest and most stressful seasons for farmers, is quickly approaching,...

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