Washington County Resources

Purdue Extension Washington County offers education and programming in Ag/Natural Resources, Health and Human Sciences, 4-H/Youth Development, and Nutrition Education Program.

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 Washington County Extension
806 Martinsburg Rd, Ste 104
Salem, IN 47167

(812) 883-4601


County offices

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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 Washington County and State Extension Events

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August September 2021 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Purdue Extension Washington County news is now available.

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June/July 2021 Newsletter

June is Fair month!!!! We hope you are all as excited as we are. Be sure to visit the 4-H building and see all of the projects that our kids have been working on. Also be sure to check out the 4-H Clover creamery to get an ice cream, and...

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2021 4-H Handbook

Be sure to check out the following projects for important changes and/or updates:

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2020 Washington County Plat Book

Who owns Washington County? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the new plat book published by Purdue Extension - Washington County with Mapping Solutions. The 2017 book is available for purchase for $30 at the...

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