Extension Does

Lawrence County

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.



Program Areas

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Community Development

Health & Human Sciences

4-H Youth Development

Contact Us

Purdue Extension-Lawrence County
924 16th Street
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-4623


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Community Dedication

Community Dedication

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Purdue FPAC Superintendent Brad Shelton receives Lawrence County Cattleman of the Year Award

Brad Shelton, superintendent of the Feldun Purdue Agricultural Center (FPAC), received the Lawrence County Cattleman of the Year Award at the Lawrence County Cattlemen’s Association-Indiana annual meeting.

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Get your 2023 Plat Book

Get your 2023 Plat Book

2023 Plat Book: For Sale

Stop by our office at 924 16th Street, Bedford (South side of the square) and get your 2023 Plat Book! They make great gifts! We accept cash or check!

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Southern Indiana 4-H Camp

4-H Camp is going to be INCREDIBLE! Get ready for amazing adventures at 4-H Camp. Camp will be held May 31- June 2, 2024! 4-H members in grades 3-8 are invited to join the spy kids for an action packed camping experience.

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Indiana 4-H Livestock Quality Care

This requirement is set for youth exhibiting, Swine, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Rabbits, and Poultry.

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We are Hiring

Extension Educators provide the link between Land Grant University research and Indiana residents...

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4-H Fair Activity Schedule

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Nutrition Education Program

The Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) works to improve the nutrition and health...

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4-H Enrollment Opens October 1!

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Becoming a 4-H Volunteer

Become a 4-H Volunteer today!

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Community Connections

Community Connections

Annual & Quarterly Reports

Check out what Purdue Extension-Lawrence county is doing in your community! Our quarterly and annual reports are jam packed with data our educators and staff have accomplished within the last year.

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Upcoming Lawrence County and State Extension Events