Agriculture and Natural Resources

Welcome to the Purdue Extension - Boone County Agriculture and Natural Resources page. Please contact the Boone County Extension Office for additional information about our programs and services.

Purdue Extension Boone County has many Agriculture and Natural Resources programs and activities. Some of these include:

Commercial Agriculture

Boone County is consistently one of the foremost agriculture counties in Indiana, particularly in corn and soybean production. According to the 2017 United States Census of Agriculture, 85% of Boone County's land area is in farms and according to the Indiana Agriculture Statistics Service, in 2019 62% was planted to either corn or soybeans. In 2019 Boone County was 8th out of 92 Indiana counties in soybean production and 20th in corn production. Additional information on programs and services provided by Purdue Extension - Boone County is at the following link:

Commercial Agriculture Programs


Boone County Master Gardener Program

Master Gardeners are trained Purdue Extension volunteers who provide volunteer educational service to Boone County and Indiana communities and residents. This link has additional information on Boone County Master Gardener programs and activities and information about how to become a Master Gardener.

Boone County Master Gardeners


New Pest Alerts

Invasive Species/Pest Alerts


Save the dates

Save the Date for Gardenfest 2024 


purdue extension monthly hot topics

When: May 18th, June 15th

Contact Us

Andrea Hatfield, Extension Educator
Agriculture & Natural Resources 



Current Precipitation Levels



Midwest Climate Watch



Reporting Hours for Master Gardeners 



Purdue Pesticide Program