Spencer 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.

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

Featured Stories

Featured Stories

Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
Indiana corn's tar spot epidemic could result in significant yield loss

The tar spot disease in field corn is causing concern this season across the Midwest, including Indiana. Purdue Extension’s field crop pathologist, Darcy Telenko, expects this year’s outbreak to result in significant yield loss.

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Upcoming Spencer County and State Extension Events

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Food Preservation Workshops

Purdue Extension Spencer County in conjunction with Gary's Place Community Garden will be hosting in-person food preservation workshops on August 17 and September 21. Spaces are limited and you must pre-register. These will be held at the...

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2021 Spencer County 4-H Fair Results

We had a fantastic 4-H Fair this year!!! See the results of everyone's efforts.

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Spencer Co. Extension Newsletters

Here is the current Purdue Extension - Spencer County Extension Newsletter June/July 2021.

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Success Stories Update - Find out what Purdue Extension has been up to!

Interested in learning more about how Purdue Extension is making a difference in Spencer County? Check out our latest "Success Stories" update!

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2021 Spencer County 4-H Project Handbook

2020 Spencer County 4-H Project Handbook The handbook has links to the different 4-H State projects. If you have questions concerning your project(s), please contact the office at 812-362-8066.

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Spencer County 4-H Projects

These are projects which you will be able to download from your computer.

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