Jennings County Agriculture & Natural Resources

Jennings County AGRiCulture & Natural Resources

Your hub for Jennings County ANR resources!


Jennings County Agriculture & Natural Resources Information

Need your soil tested?

  • Jennings Co. Extension Office offers soil sample bags and test forms for sample submission. Additionally, we have a soil probe available to borrow.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
  • The standard analysis will give you results for:
    • Organic Matter
    • Available Phosphorus
    • Exchangable Potassium
    • Magnesium
    • Calcium
    • Soil pH
    • Buffer pH
    • Cation Exchange Capacity
    • Percent Base Saturation of Cation Elements
  • Soil Testing Instructions

If you need a plant, weed or bug identified, bring it to our office and Emily Peterson, our ANR Educator, should be able to assist you with that. 

Please call ahead at 812-352-3033 to make sure Emily is in the office and available to assist you. 

You can always take some photos of the specimen and email those to Emily for ID as well at



Jennings County Extension Office now offers fecal egg counts to assess your livestock's parasite burden. Bring your livestock's sample during office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.

  • What is a Fecal Egg Count?
    • Quantitative assessment and identification of the number of parasite eggs an animal is shedding at the time of sample collection.
  • Sample Collection Instructions:
    • Use gloves to collect a fresh sample of feces from your livestock. The sample should still be both moist and soft. It should be collected and turned into the office no more than 6 hours from the time of defecation
    • Collect at least 1/2 cup or 4oz. of feces and place in a clean ziplock bag.
    • Label the bag with the species of livestock that the sample came from and the animal's identification.