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ANR Resources & Info., PARP, and related workshops (Updated 11/08/2018)

November 8, 2018




PARP Schedule - PARP Schedule Link


Private Pesticide (PARP) &

Fertilizer Applicator (Cat. 14) Events


 NO local exam’s available at this time,

if you have any questions or concerns 

PLEASE contact the Indiana State Chemist at (765) 494-1492


PARP Programs 


As of this printing the following Purdue Extension events are available for Private Applicator Recertification Credits and Category 14 training through the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019, with more tentatively in the works.  Additional events, dates and contacts are available through the Purdue Pesticides Program website.




Call your local Purdue Extension offices for more information



November 8, 2018               Sullivan County PARP at Sullivan County 4-H Fairgrounds

                                                10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch provided  Phone: (812) 268-4332


November 15, 2018             Gibson County PARP at Wirth Park, Oakland City

                                                10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch provided  Phone: (812) 385-3491


November 16, 2018             Spencer/Perry Soil Health Day at Youth & Community Center, Chrisney 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Lunch Cost $5.00                                                                                         Phone: (812) 649-9136 ext 3.


December 4, 2018               Martin County PARP at Martin County Community Center

                                                10:00 a.m. Phone: (812) 295-2412


December 4, 2018               Daviess County PARP at Daviess County Produce Auction, Montgomery

                                                6:00 p.m. Phone: (812) 254-8668


December 6, 2018               Knox County PARP at Knights of Columbus Hall in Vincennes

                                                10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Phone: (812) 882-3509


December 11, 2018            Warrick County PARP at Warrick County Fairgrounds

                                                8:00a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Phone: (812) 897 6100


December 14, 2018            Nutrien Ag Solutions, Patoka Branch                                                                                                                                           

                                                Times and location will be announced at a later date


January 14, 2019                 Gibson County PARP at Gibson Southern High School

                                                7:00 p.m. Phone: (812) 385-3491


January 17, 2019                 Perry County PARP at Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds

                                                5:00 p.m. Phone: (812) 547-7084


January 24, 2019                 Knox County PARP at Highland Woods in Vincennes

                                                1-3 PM ET Phone: (812) 882 3509



 Purdue Extension to offer Produce Safety Trainings

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Extension is offering produce food safety training sessions at locations throughout Indiana to aid farms and growers in learning the basics of food safety and assist in establishing safety programs for their operations.

The trainings last about seven hours and utilize the Produce Safety Alliance curriculum. The content includes an introduction to produce safety; worker health, hygiene and training; soil amendments; wildlife, domesticated animals and land use; agricultural water; postharvest handling and sanitation; and how to develop a farm safety plan.

"These sessions meet the training requirement for farms covered under the Food Safety Modernization Act's produce safety rule," said Scott Monroe, food safety Extension educator. "Even if you aren't required to meet those guidelines, this is a great opportunity for growers to get helpful information in one location and begin the process of learning about produce food safety and developing a food safety program on their farms."

There are currently 18 confirmed training sites. Classes at each site will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time. The sessions are $100 per participant, which includes a curriculum manual, certificate of completion and lunch.


To register go to www.SafeProduceIN.com and click on the “Get Trained” option


Dec. 19, Purdue Extension-Daviess County

Daviess County Security Center

101 NE Fourth St.

Washington, IN  47501


For more information, contact Scott Monroe at 812-886-0198 or jsmonroe@purdue.edu 




Heart of America Grazing Conference

January 22-23, 2019

Ferdinand, Indiana

See flyer below for registration and full details




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