Agriculture and Natural Resources Programs

Agriculture and Natural Resources Programs allow educators to provide opportunities to producers to work with other educators and specialists in development and delivery. Programs provide can provide educational, training workshops, and more.

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Agriculture and Natural Resources
625 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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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
Animal Sciences Team Page

Animal Science Programs

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Master Cattleman

The objective of the program is to provide Indiana's cattle producers with in-depth...

Master Cattle Program Page
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Beef Basics Program

The virtual program, Purdue Beef Basics will gain knowledge and skills related to beef cattle...

Beef Basics Program
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Boiler Butcher Basics

The Boiler Butcher Basics course is designed to give hands-on training in harvest, fabrication,...

Boiler Butcher Basics

Diversified Farming and Food Systems

Diversified Farming and Food Systems

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The Boiler Butcher Basics course is designed to give hands-on training in harvest, fabrication,...

Diversified Farming and Food System Team Page

Field Crops

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Beginning Farmer Signature Program

This program will walk through a farm planning workbook that will help a farmer determine their...

Beginning Farmer
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Beginning Livestock & Poultry 101 Signature Program

This program covers multiple aspects of livestock and poultry production in order to raise...

Beginning Livestock & Poultry 101
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Grass to Garden Signature Program

This program will equip communities, often composed of diverse audiences with little or no...

Grass to Garden
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Farmers Market Signature Program

This program covers multiple aspects of a successful farmers market for both market managers and...

Farmers Market
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Urban Farming Signature Program

The Urban Farming Program is designed to provide new urban farmers with the introductory...

Urban Farming
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Junior Master Gardener Signature Program

This program is a hands-on train-the-trainer workshop designed to introduce and immerse you in...

Junior Master Gardener
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Keeping the Business in the Family Signature Program

This program takes a holistic approach to succession in farm and family businesses. This...

Keeping the Business in the Family
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Farm To School

Farm to School is a comprehensive effort to increase access to healthy food options for Indiana...

Farm To School Program
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Indiana Organic Grain Farmers Meeting

Hosted by Purdue Extension, the Indiana Organic Grain Farmer Meeting increases participant...

Indiana Organic Grain Farmers Meeting
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Indiana Small Farm Conference

The Indiana Small Farm Conference serves as the annual educational and farmer-to-farmer...

Indiana Small Farm Conference
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Soil Health

Soil Health, provides hands-on soil health educational activities for high school teachers, a...

Soil Health
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Urban Agriculture Certificate

The Urban Agriculture Certificate is a 100% online program developed by Purdue Extension where...

Urban Agriculture Certificate

Farm Management

Farm Management

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The Urban Agriculture Certificate is a 100% online program developed by Purdue Extension where...

Farm Management Team Page
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Enhancing Your Land Lease

Take a look at additional leasing options that might interest landowners including how to...

Enhancing Your Land Lease
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Becoming the Employer of Choice

This program is geared for current and future farm managers/owners looking to improve their human...

Becoming the Employer of Choice
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Annie's Project

Farm women continue to generate a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving...

Annie's Project
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Farm Financial Signature Program
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Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options

This is a discussion-based workshop to connect women and subject-matter experts in the areas of...

Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options
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Succession Planning

The Purdue Succession Planning Team, comprised of Extension Educators and Specialists, was formed...

Succession Planning
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Growing Your Farm Operation

This series will help farmers develop key skills to manage their farms in an ever-changing...

Grow Your Farm Operation

Field Crops

Field Crops

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This series will help farmers develop key skills to manage their farms in an ever-changing...

Field Crops Team Page
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Purdue Field Days
Purdue Field Days
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PARP Events
PARP
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CCH's for Commercial Applicators
CCH's for Commercial Applicators
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CEU’s for Certified Crop Advisors
CEU’s for Certified Crop Advisors
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Integrated Pest Management

The Integrated Pest Management program trains stakeholders on the decision-making process...

Integrated Pest Management
UAV Signature Program
UAV Signature Program

The UAV Signature Program teaches commercial UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and hobbyist pilots...

UAV Signature Program

Horticulture

Horticulture

UAV Signature Program
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The UAV Signature Program teaches commercial UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and hobbyist pilots...

Horticulture Team Page
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Master Gardener Program

The Purdue Extension Master Gardener (EMG) Program trains volunteers to assist Purdue Extension...

Master Gardner Program
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Rainscaping Education

The Purdue Rainscaping Education Program provides training and resources on rainscaping practices...

Rainscaping Education
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Grass to Garden Signature Program

The Purdue Extension Grass to Garden Signature Program aims to provide information focused on...

Grass to Garden Signature Program
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Indiana Hort Conference & Expo

Indiana Horticulture Conference and Expo (formerly Indiana Hort Congress) is an educational...

Indiana Hort Conference & Expo
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Indiana Organic Grain Farmers Meeting

The Indiana Organic Grain Farmer meeting increases participant understanding of organic...

Indiana Organic Grain Farmers Meeting
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Junior Master Gardener - Learn Grow Eat Go

Indiana Master Gardener Training Workshop is a hands-on train-the-trainer workshop designed to...

Junior Master Gardener Program

Natural Resources and Land Use

Natural Resources and Land Use

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Featured Programs

Indiana Master Gardener Training Workshop is a hands-on train-the-trainer workshop designed to...

Natural Resources & Land Use Team Page
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American Citizen Planner - Indiana

American Citizen Planner – Indiana provides training to Indiana citizen planners who...

American Citizen Planner
Conservation Through Community Leadership
Conservation Through Community Leadership

The Conservation Through Community Leadership program serves as a roadmap for communities...

Conservation Through Community Leadership
Conservation Through Community Leadership
Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces

Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces (EVPS) addresses public spaces and their role in enhancing...

Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces
Conservation Through Community Leadership
Invasive Species Signature Program

Purdue Extension’s new Invasive Species Signature Program teaches attendees how to track,...

Invasive Species Signature Program
Conservation Through Community Leadership
Rainscaping Education

The Purdue Rainscaping Education Program provides training and resources on rainscaping practices...

Rainscaping Education Program
Conservation Through Community Leadership
The Nature of Teaching

The Nature of Teaching includes formal standards-based curricula and informal activity-based...

The Nature of Teaching
Conservation Through Community Leadership
Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner Course

The Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner Course an eight-week course for woodland...

Agriculture Administration Building

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
Departments

Departments

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

Departments