Orange County Resources

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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.

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Purdue Extension Orange County
achasta@purdue.edu
205 E Main Street, Ste 4
Paoli, IN 47454
(812) 723-7107



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Sprayer boom in action applying ag chemicals.
Tight agriculture chemical supply, high prices could impact 2022 growing season

Supply chain disruptions and material shortages are fueling speculation about a herbicide shortage for the 2022 agriculture growing season. Bill Johnson, Purdue professor of weed science and Purdue Extension weed specialist, is encouraging...

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Sprayer boom in action applying ag chemicals.
BQA Training Info

Many area beef cattle producers were trained and received BQA certification in 2018. The certification is valid for 3 years, so many are in need of re-certification in 2021.

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2021 Orange County Fair Schedule

2021 4-H Pre-Fair Judging June 28th, Monday 5:00-7:30pm— 4-H Non-Perishable Project and all Mini 4-H projects judging July 10th, Saturday 9:30-11:30am— Foods, Microwave, Floriculture, Beekeeping & Garden project judging

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17 Earned Artificial Insemination Certification

OSGOOD, IN – Managing the breeding of cattle herds can be a daunting task, but participants in the 2021 Artificial Insemination Certification School gained knowledge, experience and confidence that will benefit their breeding operations in...

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4-H Embryology

Eggs take exactly 21 days to hatch, and the process of chick development is an exciting opportunity for your students! We are working to create lessons, videos and resources for you to use in your classroom. This page will be the "home"...

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Spring 2021 4-H Newsletter

Our Spring 4-H newsletter is packed with important dates, announcements, and opportunities. Enjoy!

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2021 4-H Handbook is now available for download

The 2020-2021 4-H Handbook will be available in paper form very soon, but for now it can be downloaded on this page. Please see downloadable file below.

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