Ripley 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.

4-H Youth Development
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Community Development
Health & Human Sciences

Contact Us

Purdue Extension Ripley County
525 W Beech Street
Osgood, IN 47037

Phone: (812) 689-6511


Hours: Monday-Friday 
Closed on Holidays

Ripley County Staff



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