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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19

AG & Natural Resources - includes PARP Meetings

February 24, 2021



(An Annie's Project Program)



A four-week discussion- based workshop to connect women and subject-matter experts. 


Virtual Dates &  Topics


March 8 - Balance sheet construction & interpretation

March 15 - Cash flow & income statement fundamentals

March 22 - Ratios, lease evaluations & negotiations

March 29 - Know your numbers Know your options


From - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Limit of 20 People)

Cost - $25 for all four sessions


Register by March 1 at https://tinyurl.com/2021APKnow


See flyer below for more details


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2021 Midwest Women In Agriculture Conference - see flyer below for full details

A one-day virtual conference filled with special guest speakers, breakout sessions, and updates from industry sponsors.
Participants will receive a special swag bag once registered!

To learn more about the conference and breakout sessions click https://ag.purdue.edu/extension/WIA:


Register Online: https://tinyurl.com/2021MWIA

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH  -  9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
$40.00 Registration Fee

Questions? Contact Kelly Heckaman.
574-372-2340 or kheckaman@purdue.edu


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Purdue Extension ANR- Daviess County Need Assessment

The Ag & Natural Resources program for Purdue Extension in Daviess County is performing a Needs Assessment to have a better understanding the needs of the Agriculture industry in Daviess County, and to gear our programing and services during the next couple of years. The survey questionnaire can be accessed by using either, the link or QR Code below.
Completion of this survey is completely voluntary and all responses will remain anonymous.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Link to Need Assessment Questionnaire https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cMC5XPGCplscA5f:





Virtual PARP sessions offered on February 24 - via Hort Conference from 2 PM - 4 PM EST

see flyer below for full details

Click HERE to Register 


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Virtual Pesticide Recertification Programs and Commercial CCH’s - see flyer below for full details


Ripley County Cover Crop/No-Till Virtual Workshop

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 9 AM EST



9:00 - 9:15 AM   David Osborne – Purdue Extension – State Pesticide Update

9:15 – 9:45 AM   Joel Wahlman – SEPAC Manager - Managing cover crops on the farm

9:45-10:15 AM   Dr. Shalamar Armstrong - Associate Professor of Agronomy – Soil and fertility management in cover crop systems

15 Minute Break

10:30 – 11:00 AM   Alex Helms – Potassium Fertility

11:00 – 11:30 AM   Eileen Kladivko – Professor of Agronomy - Tile drainage impacts on cash crops and cover crops, and a 35-year summary


Applicators wishing to receive recertification credit must SEND Name, email address, $10 (make checks payable to Ripley County Extension), and their PA number to:

Purdue Extension

525 West Beech Street

Osgood, IN 47037

Meeting connection information will be sent once this is received.


For those wishing to view that do not need credit, send email to osbornda@purdue.edu and we will send connection information to you.


2 CCH’s for Categories 1, 14 and RT Questions please call: 812-689-6511


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Click here to see Upcoming PARP Events

Click here if you would like to see how many PARP programs you have or to look up your expiration date (You need 3 programs in 5 years)


If you need to take the Private applicator exam you can go to the


Ivy Tech Testing Centers in Terre Haute, Evansville or Vincennes University, Vincennes.

Commercial Applicator Credits(CCH) & Certified Crop Advisor Credits(CEU)

Click here to check CEU’s and find upcoming programs.


FARM PROGRAMS - Flyers listed below under related documents


February 23 - March 30, 2021 - Annie's Project - register at https://tinyurl.com/PUAP21  by February 9, 20201.  Contact Jenna Nees at 765-653-8411 or smith535@purdue.edu or Bryan Overstreet at 219-866-5741 or boverstr@purdue.edu 


Other Programs - Flyers listed below under related documents if available





***New publication on Pesticide Minibulks-learn about regulations, filling minibulks, pressure testing, and farm owned minibulks

***Purdue Fast Start for youth interested in earning a Purdue degree and starting in High School.
*** Indiana Farmland Values and Cash Rent Report-August 2020
*** Indiana DNR Nursery Program Instructions for Ordering Tree Seedlings
*** Securing Indiana’s Pork Supply

***NEW!! Purdue Extension-Knox County has also started a YouTube channel, It can be found here.
*** Beginning January 1, 2023, RFID-equipped ear tags will become the official form of identification for cattle recognized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

***Did you know Purdue Extension has a YouTube channel where you can find videos on invasive plant species, birds, drill calibration for conservation plantings, beginning farmers, livestock production, gardening and much more? Visit this link to view the numerous videos.
***Interested in conducting on-farm research trials? If you are contact me (Valerie) at the Extension Office(812-882-3509) and I can help! Here are examples of some plots we can set up on your farm.


Purdue Education Store
Click here to download or purchase Purdue Extension publications


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Purdue Extension Website

Email - Luis Santiago

Purdue Ext. YouTube Channel


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