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Understanding Insect Metamorphosis

By understanding insects better, we can also manage them more efficiently and economically.

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July-August Newton County Extension Newsletter

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4-H Newsletters

Want information about what is going on in Lawrence County 4-H? Check out the latest newsletter!

Producers are invited to attend Purdue University Extension's Twilight Tour at Feldun Purdue Agricultural Center on June 25. (Photo provided by Ron Lemenager)

Producers invited to attend twilight tour of grazing technology

Producers are invited to attend Purdue University Extension’s twilight tour of grazing technology. The tour will be hosted at the Feldun...

Producers are invited to attend Purdue University Extension's Twilight Tour at Feldun Purdue Agricultural Center on June 25. (Photo provided by Ron Lemenager)

Grasslands Partnership invites southern Indiana producers to participate in farm-based project

The Grasslands Partnership invites forage-based livestock producers in southern Indiana to become partners in a demonstration/research effort that...


Purdue Extension Leadership Vigo County program

Registration is open for Purdue Extension Leadership Vigo County program

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Solving Plant Problems

Too much rain, extended cold temperatures in late spring/summer, a sneaky insect pest, a plant disease; all of which can cause individuals...

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You Shouldn’t Throw Yew Trimmings to Ewes

The subject of yew trimmings and livestock is a serious matter and one that could be a matter of life and death for animals.

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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...

Purdue Extension Master Gardeners

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


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


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