Henry 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. The Purdue Extension focuses on: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human and Health Sciences, Economic and Community Development and 4-H Youth.

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Purdue Henry County Extension
henryces@purdue.edu
1201 Race Street, Ste 303
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 529-5002


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Sprayer boom in action applying ag chemicals.
Tight agriculture chemical supply, high prices could impact 2022 growing season

Supply chain disruptions and material shortages are fueling speculation about a herbicide shortage for the 2022 agriculture growing season. Bill Johnson, Purdue professor of weed science and Purdue Extension weed specialist, is encouraging...

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Upcoming Henry County and State Extension Events

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2021 4-H Project Exhibit Requirement Changes

We have received the requirement changes made for 2021 to the following projects: Beekeeping, Computer, Electric, Fashion Revue, Food Safety Policy, Photography, and Sewing.

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Henry County 4-H Fair 2020 *Updated* Schedule

Please take time to review the updated 4-H Fair schedule in the link below.

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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals Certification (YQCA)

Quality Assurance programs are a great way to ensure our youth producers are creating a product we can be proud to consume. Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA), which addresses quality in many different species, is a requirement for all...

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2021 Henry County 4-H Fair Schedule

Take time to review the 2021 Henry County 4-H Fair Schedule!!

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Swine

Please refer to General Livestock Rules along with the following: 1) All swine must be delivered to Memorial Park between 7 –11 am on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Swine Ambassadors will weigh-in their animals at 3:30 pm, all others at 4:00 pm...

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Sheep

1) All sheep must be delivered to Memorial Park on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 from 8 – 10:00 a.m. 2) Fair Weigh-in will be 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. All sheep must be checked in at this time. Sheep will be released 1...

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