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



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spencer County Staff

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2022 Indiana Small Farm Conference back to in-person at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville, Indiana

Registration is open for the 2022 Indiana Small Farm Conference – Indiana’s premier annual event for the state’s small and diversified farming community – at purdue.ag/sfc. The tenth annual conference and trade show will...

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Featured Stories

Flower farm
2022 Indiana Small Farm Conference back to in-person at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville, Indiana

Registration is open for the 2022 Indiana Small Farm Conference – Indiana’s premier annual event for the state’s small and diversified farming community – at purdue.ag/sfc. The tenth annual conference and trade show will...

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Person plants vegetable plug into ground.
New Roots for refugee community in Indiana

Fleeing from military dictatorship and religious persecution in the Chin State of Burma, many Chin refugees have made Perry Township, on the far southside of Indianapolis, their new home. Linda Adams, Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program...

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Person plants vegetable plug into ground.
Wet and warm Indiana winter predicted

Hans Schmitz, Purdue Extension - Posey County, discusses the climate outlook for the 2021-2022 Indiana winter.

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Post-Pandemic Public Health

Purdue Extension, which has been a trusted source in all of Indiana’s counties for more than 100 years, will play a key role in I-HOPE by helping to connect field teams to local stakeholders to ensure that all Hoosiers have better access to...

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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 - Indiana Horticulture Conference hosted on January 19-20, 2022
Indiana Horticulture Conference

After a year of online learning sessions by Purdue University specialists, the Indiana Horticulture Conference and Expo is returning in person on Jan. 19-20 in Indianapolis. Beginner and experienced, and small and large vegetable and fruit...

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Upcoming Spencer County and State Extension Events