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4-H Spirit Night

4-H Spirit Night Sign-up

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Fair Entry July 1 Deadline

Fair Entry is the online system Indiana 4-H uses to enter all 4-H projects exhibited at the county and state level.

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Purdue Weed Science Field Day to highlight newest research

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture will host its Weed Science Field Day on Thursday, June 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Throckmorton...

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Cruel, Cruel, Cruel Summer Unlikely

The Climate Prediction Center outlook is calling for a warmer, slightly wetter summer around Indiana, with the wetter signal in southern Indiana...

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It is Important to Read and Follow Pesticide Labels

It is important to read and follow pesticide labels to be legal and to avoid major goofs. Additionally, to some degree, your safety, your...

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Purdue Extension to host June 27 Seed Treatment Workshop

Purdue Extension will host a Seed Treatment Workshop on Thursday June 27 at the Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center (NEPAC) located at 4821 E 400...


Add Flavor with Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices add fabulous flavor and color to food without adding salt, fat or sugar. Cooking with herbs and spices is also a great way to...

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June 2024 Newsletter


June-July 2024 Newsletter

The June-July 2024 edition of the Purdue Extension - Washington County newsletter is now available!

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Leaves of Three, Let It Be

Poison ivy, Rhus radicans or Toxicodendron radicans, is an undeniable plant menace in home landscapes. I’m allergic to its plant oils, as you...

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Purdue Extension Master Gardeners Help Indiana Gardeners Grow

Purdue Extension provided in-person and virtual basic training for gardening enthusiasts who desire to volunteer in consumer horticulture education...

The Indiana Forage Council’s Hoosier Hay Contest begins Saturday, June 1. The annual event promotes forage production and informs hay producers on the nutritive value of their hay.

Hoosier Hay Contest creates a friendly and educational competition among producers

The Indiana Forage Council’s Hoosier Hay Contest begins Saturday, June 1, this year. The friendly competition encourages Indiana producers to...


Mini 4-H Night


2024 Ag. Hall of Fame Award Announcement

Join the SWAG Team on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 5:00 pm at the Washington County Fair for the Ag. Hall of Fame program, dinner, and award...


Farmer Appreciation Luncheon

Washington County farm families are invited to the Farmer Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, July 30, 2024 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the USDA...

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Posey County 4-H Program - Find all of the 4-H info here you are looking for!!

2023-2024 4-H Enrollment will be OPEN Oct 1, 2023-May 15, 2024, visit to enroll!

July 2024 Vigo 4-H Newsletter

June 2024 Vigo 4-H Newsletter

The countdown is on! Fair is approaching and deadlines are coming fast! Fair Entry is due this months! Get prepped with everything you need to...

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Focus on Small-Scale Vegetable Farming: Field Demonstrations Build Capacity for Use of Cover Crops, Reduced Tillage

Over the last three growing seasons, Purdue Extension established demonstration plots of cover crops and reduced tillage in vegetables at...

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Caley Memorial Award

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2024 4-H Fair T-shirts

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4-H Fair Ambassador Application


Fair Entry Instructions

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2024 4-H 5K Fun Run/Wal and 1 Mile Dog Walk

Come support 4-H Scholarships in Wells County by participating in the Wells County 4-H Foundation 4-H 5K Fun Run/Walk and 1 Mile Dog Walk!


2024 Fair Extension Newsletter

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Ten Ways to Kill a Tree (or Hasten its Demise)

Today’s article concerns ten common mistakes people make when planting and caring for trees. These practices may kill a tree, stress it, or...

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Virtual Series Shares Practices for Safe Fertilizer and Manure Use

Purdue Extension provided a five-session virtual series, Manure Management and Utilization Technologies. Purdue Extension collaborated to deliver...


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