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
1101 E County Road 800 N
Chrisney, IN 47611

(812) 362-8066

County offices

spencer County Staff

Featured Story


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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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Featured Stories

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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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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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Upcoming Spencer County and State Extension Events