Purdue Extension-Spencer County

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.

Contact Us

Purdue Spencer County Extension
spencerces@purdue.edu
1101 E County Road 800 N
Chrisney, IN 47611

(812) 362-8066



County offices

spencer County Staff

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Purdue Extension.
Cooking Around The World

Learn about new cultures as instructors lead participants through hands-on recipes that can be made from the comfort of your own home!

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Featured Stories

Purdue Extension.
Cooking Around The World

Learn about new cultures as instructors lead participants through hands-on recipes that can be made from the comfort of your own home!

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Purdue Extension-Spencer County Releases Annual Report

Purdue Extension-Spencer County's Annual Report highlights program accomplishments each year. Find out what Purdue Extension is and how we impact the local community in Spencer County and beyond.

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Annual Meeting to Feature Bruce Kettler, ISDA Director

Purdue Extension-Spencer County will hold its 2021 Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 4, at 6:00 PM at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center in Chrisney, IN. In addition to updates and a brief business meeting, the evening will...

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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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Two deer in forest area with snow on ground.
Deer Season in Full Swing, FNR

Hunters have been busy preparing food plots, hanging tree stands and working on their marksmanship skills in hopes for getting that buck of a lifetime. The Indiana deer hunting season for 2021-2022 started September 15th and goes to January 31st...

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Capital Comments
Capital Comments: What Three Forecasts Say About Our Economic Future

Where is our economy going? Let’s ask some folks whose job it is to forecast the future of the U.S. economy. How about looking at three forecasts – one from government economists, one from academic economists, and one from business...

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Upcoming Spencer County and State Extension Events