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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Southern Indiana 4-H Camp

Travel around with world at Southern Indiana 4-H Camp! Registration now OPEN until May 1!

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Lawrence County Cattlemen's Association Scholarship

The Lawrence County Cattleman’s Association (LCCA) 2023 scholarship application is available. LCCA will award up to four $1,000 scholarships to four qualified high school graduates from Lawrence County.

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Mark your calendars! The Lawrence County Fair Board has set 2023 fair dates!

July 8-15, 2023

Additional 4-H Fair Week information and Fair Judging/Show schedule can be found here.

2023 fair dates 2023 Lawrence County 4-H Fair Dates


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4-H Mini Day Camp

Join us for Mini Day Camp- June 19 & 20! They day will begin at 8am until 3pm at the Lawrence...

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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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Parks Outdoor Series

In partnership with Purdue Extension, US Forest Service, Lawrence County Soil & Water, and...

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4-H Enrollment Now Open!

Lawrence County 4-H enrollment is OPEN! Join and get the most our of your enrollment for the...

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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