Jefferson 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.

Contact Us

Purdue Jefferson County Extension
kbachman@purdue.edu
3767 W SR 256
Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-8919


County offices

Jefferson County Staff

Featured Stories

Featured Stories

Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
Indiana corn's tar spot epidemic could result in significant yield loss

The tar spot disease in field corn is causing concern this season across the Midwest, including Indiana. Purdue Extension’s field crop pathologist, Darcy Telenko, expects this year’s outbreak to result in significant yield loss.

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Upcoming Jefferson County and State Extension Events

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August 2021 Purdue Extension Jefferson County Newsletter

Check out the latest news from Purdue Extension Jefferson County here!

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July 2021 Newsletter

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May 2021 Newsletter

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2021 SEI 4-H Camp Application for Jefferson County

The annual SEI 4-H Camp will take place this year with safety modifications. An additional waiver may be necessary but we encourage you to get your applications in now to save a spot!

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April 2021 Newsletter

Check out the latest news from Purdue Extension Jefferson County here!

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March 2021 Newsletter

The March Newsletter is now available! March Gardening Calendar, Beef and Livestock Tagging Dates, Rabbit Workshop, HHS Updates and more are included inside. Contact the office with any questions!

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