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Guiding Farm Families Down the Road of Succession Planning

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Purdue Extension’s UAV Program Prepares Participants to Fly Drones for Work or Hobby


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Returning to his roots: Stephen Meyers and the land-grant mission

If you’re cruising through northern Indiana in late summer or early fall, roll down your windows. Take a deep breath. Where does the smell...

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Winter Pruning of Woody Ornamentals

Pruning is not a task that many homeowners enjoy or look forward to. However, from now until the end of winter is a good time to evaluate the...

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Perry-Spencer Crop Day to Address Biological Fungicides, Worker Protection Standards

The annual Perry-Spencer Crop Day Program will be held Tuesday, March 12 at the St. Meinrad Community Center. Registration and sponsor displays...

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Mastering Home Food Preservation

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Boiling Water Bath Canning Workshop Hosted with Marshall Co. Extension

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Addressing Substance Use Recovery Together

Adam McQueen, assistant chief probation officer at Wayne County Probation, is an active member of the Taking Action to Address Substance Use in...

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Plant Disease Symptoms You Could Notice in Your Home Landscape

Do your landscape plants have cankers, mosaics, galls, mummies, or witches’ brooms? These and other symptoms are often hard for the average...

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Inheriting Farmland Workshop


Annual Meeting for Starke County SWCD and PARP

On March th at 8:30 AM at the Knox Community Center (55 E Lake St, Knox, IN 46534) the Starke County Soil and Water Conservation District will host...


Pulaski Crops Update

On February 29th, Purdue Extension is hosting the Pulaski Crops Update at Bethel Bible Church (6968 IN-14, Winamac, IN 46996) at 9:00 AM EST....


Washington County Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation Clinic

The Washington County Cattlemen’s Association, Spring Mill Veterinary Service, and Purdue Extension – Washington County are hosting...


Washington County Cattlemen’s Association & Pork Producers Annual Meeting

The Washington County Cattlemen’s Association & Pork Producers are hosting their annual meeting on Monday, March 4, 2024 at 6:30 pm in...


Lawrence County Breeding Soundness Exams (BSE)

Approximately 10% of all the bulls checked in the past have failed the reproductive soundness evaluation exam. Don't wait until after the...


Lawrence County Cattlemen's Scholarship

We are hiring Extension Program Assistant

Now Hiring a Program Assistant

We are searching for a qualified individual to join the Jefferson County office as a program assistant. This full time position will support 4-H...


Cow/Calf Improvement Seminar

Join us on February 24 for a special Cow/Calf Improvement Seminar program with many speakers coming to present on topics essential to producers...


Parks Outdoor Series

In partnership with Purdue Extension, US Forest Service, Lawrence County Soil & Water, and Indiana DNR, the Bedford Parks Department will...

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Lecture Series at the Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show

Join Purdue Extension and the Allen County Master Gardeners for a lecture series at the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show from Feb. 29 through March...

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Dining with Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association estimates that at least 1.7 million Hoosiers are living with prediabetes. To help with prevention and awareness,...

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Providing Support for Families Through Seasons of Change

Changes are a normal part of life; however, sudden or unexpected changes, such as a divorce or separation of parents, can significantly affect...

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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!

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Spongy Moth – New Name, Same Serious Threat

The recently renamed spongy moth, Lymantria dispar, formerly known as the gypsy moth, remains a real threat to hardwoods in northern and...

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Program to Help Farm Managers and Small Business Owners Become an ‘Employer of Choice’

In addition to the daily responsibilities of keeping an agricultural operation or small business running, managers also have to become human...


Extension to host multistate emergency preparedness workshop series for rural families

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February/March 2024 Newsletter


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