Harrison County Resources

What We Do

We improve lives and livelihoods by delivering tested and trusted educational resources.  The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation's largest providers of scientific research-based information and education.  It's a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America.  Purdue Extension focuses on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Development, Health and Human Sciences, 4H Youth Development.

Our educators are here to help you find answers and understanding related to these program areas. You can contact us with questions Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm by phone, email, or just stop by our office at 247 Atwood Street in Corydon. Our office also offers many services, programs, and educational opportunities, as well as partnerships with community organizations.

Educational Opportunities Include:

  • Soil Sample Analysis
  • Harrison County Extension Homemakers
  • 4-H Minis (Grades K-2)
  • 4H membership (Grades 3-12)
  • Harrison County Master Gardeners
  • Health, Family, and Nutrition Education
  • Native Habitat Alliance
  • Pressure Canner Testing
  • Harrison County Cattleman's Association
  • Money Management
  • Pesticide Applicator Certification
  • Master Gardener Workshops, Plants Sales, Guest Speakers

 

Explore Our Program Areas

4-H Youth Development

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Health and Human Sciences

Community Development

 

Contact Us

Purdue Extension Harrison County

wilkin33@purdue.edu

247 Atwood Street

Corydon, IN 47112

(812)738-4236

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Stone Soup

Come learn about sharing and cooperation. 812-738-4236 November 16 @ 5:30 Grades K-2 Youth will...

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October Apple Culinary Challenge

Pick up your October Challenge kit at Purdue Extension Office. Use the apple and other supplies...

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4-H Awards Banquet

Annual 4-H Awards Banquet and Council Elections. Oct 25th 6:00 Wendell Ag Bldng @ Fairgrounds...

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Grow It, Cook It, Craft It: 101 Uses for Fall Squash and Pumpkins

Come join us for the October installment of our Fall Guest Speaker Series. This workshop is FREE...

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Mummy Cats

Come join us for a “Spooktacular” Mummy Cat Workshop. This workshop is FREE and open...

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Hoosier Hay Contest

Visit https://indianaforage.org/ for rules, entry form, and more information. The Indiana Forage...

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Mini 4-H Graduation

September 28th, 6:00 @ Extension Office. 3rd graders graduate to Traditional 4-H

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PARP Credit Event: Cover Crops

Learn how to establish, manage, and utilize cover crops. PARP credits available. Harrison Co...

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Saturday With Santa

Grades K-2 come for X-mas fun and crafts. Visit with Santa. Bring 2 canned goods for donation to...

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Invasive Species Workshop

Free INVASIVE SPECIES WORKSHOP at Purdue Extension Floyd County. It will be held on Oct. 17,...

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Vet Camp

On October 11th, Purdue Extension Harrison County and Harrison County 4-H invites 3rd through 5th...

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Pressure Canner Gauge Testing

Have your pressure canner gauge tested yearly to ensure safe and proper food preservation.

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Harrison County Master Gardeners: Free Guest Speaker Series

Come join us the 3rd Thursday of each month, August - December for our expert guest speaker...

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4-H Wizarding World

Wizarding Workshop: Wandmaking, Spells and Potions, Arithmancy, Quidditch, Muggle Studies,...

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Cattleman's Beef Tour

Southern Indiana Area Cattleman's Beef Tour, Saturday, October 1

Beef Tour
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Leathercraft Workshop

Choose from a variety of projects. Purchase the supply kit with everything you need. ...

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