Jay County Agriculture & Natural Resources

What We Do

Agriculture and Natural Resource (ANR) Extension Educators serve as the link between Purdue University, Indiana's Land Grant University, and you! The ANR Extension Educator is able to provide research-based information to Jay County adults and youth via innovative learning opportunities. Available to you, are programs about Women in Agriculture, PARP Trainings, agriculture, water, wind, soil, and natural resources. Have a weed, tree or insect that you need identified? Jay County's ANR Extension Educator can help! 



Contact Us

Jay County ANR

Emily Kring

126 N Meridian St.
Portland, IN 47371



Meet the Educator

Emily Kring

Emily Kring

Thank you for visiting the Jay County Purdue Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources website! My name is Emily Kring and I started at Jay County Purdue Extension in May 2023. My role as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator is to provide community, needs-based education to individuals within our community. My goal is to be a resource to the community in subjects surrounding soil health, water quality, agriculture, wildlife and land management, and more! 

To reach me for questions, suggestions, soil testing inquiries, plant identification, and more, email me at ekring@purdue.edu or call the office at 260-726-4707. If you are interested in my newsletter with program dates and times, important updates, countless resources, and more, please email me and detail if you would like to receive a digital or paper copy. Feel free to stop in to the office and introduce yourself, until then, I look forward to serving you!