Putnam 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.

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Purdue Extension Putnam County
putnamces@purdue.edu
12 Central Square, Greencastle, IN 46135
(765) 653-8411

Location Address: 152 E. Columbia St.

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Putnam County Staff

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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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DIGGING DEEPER INTO LAND LEASES

Many times, lease agreements must be negotiated in order to meet the needs and expectations for both landlords and tenants. The Purdue Land Lease Team has developed a program that address many questions concerning land leases. Landowners and...

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Can You Eat your Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin?

Can You Eat your Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin? It's fall and thoughts turn to pumpkins! Can that large pumpkin sitting on your front porch still be used for eating? Sure — as long as it is in good condition and hasn't' yet been...

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Fall Time Fruits

There are many things that make fall time in Indiana great. One of those things is the drastic change in leaf color that can be seen while driving down the road. Another is the sweet, homemade goodies that can be made from fall time fruits.

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Fall Armyworm Attacks

It’s gone. They ate everything. Nothing is left. Those are words used to describe the destruction caused by fall armyworms recently in Putnam County and throughout the state of Indiana. So, what have these fall armyworms ate?

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Staying Scam Safe

People all around the world are affected by scams every single day. Are you prepared to react if you suspect a scam? If you are not, consider joining us for this scam program. This program will cover some common types of scams, provide you with...

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Mission Impossible or Possible: Can you eat healthy at the fair

Mission Impossible or Possible: Can you eat healthy at the fair? The fair comes around each year, and for many of us who are trying to make healthier food choices, lose weight or maintain fitness, eating at the fair presents us with a special...

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