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2022 Purdue Extension News and Stories

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Capital Comments: State Revenue Growth Will Return to Normal

John Baugh stands in front of Purdue University

John Baugh announced as 2022 Hovde Award recipient

Photo of Madison County 4-H Junior Leaders at Frankton High School presenting the school a check for $250.

Madison County 4-H Junior Leaders Spread Holiday Cheer

beef cattle in a field

Top Farmer Conference focuses on positioning strategies in 2023

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Friend of Extension awarded to lifelong Fountain County volunteer

tulips in garden

Purdue Extension Master Gardener program to offer virtual basic training in spring

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Capital Comments: Holiday Inflation Cheer

kale in a field

Indiana Horticultural Conference and Expo returns in person for vegetable, fruit growers

goats eating hay

Conference to offer insights into advanced grazing research


2022 Tri-state CSA Conference: Thinking Inside the Box coming soon

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Capital Comments: Cost of Living Adjustments

animal science class, young man holding a baby chick

Full ride scholarship allows Animal Science students to REACH for their dreams

Hand olds round red radish.

Uplifting farmer-driven research at Purdue

flooded melons in farm field

Purdue Extension seeks to build community resilience after a natural disaster

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Capital Comments: The Housing Market is Cooling Off

Four lambs in colorful coats stand at gate.

County fair season concludes, but memories last a lifetime

Purdue Indiana farm fence during foggy morning

Livestock producers invited to Purdue Fencing School

aerial view of woods, trees are orange and red from autumn

Warm, dry autumn predicted for Indiana

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Capital Comments: Is this a Recession?

drone flying over sorguhm field

Registration open for Purdue Digital Ag Showcase on Sept. 8

Purdue Extension.

Indiana agriculture advocates honored for leadership, passion

Purdue University, aerial view in the summertime

2022 Hovde Award nominees sought

round bales on a wagon

Indiana Forage Council hosts Inaugural Hoosier Hay Contest

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Capital Comments: $6 Billion in Balances

small farm field day

Register to attend upcoming small farm educational field day

Purdue Fruit, Veg, and Hemp Field Day on Thursday July 21, 2022 at the Purdue Meigs Ag Center

Registration open for Purdue Fruit, Vegetable, Hemp Field Day

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Inflation and Indiana School District Budgets

gardening hands holding onto weeds

Free Purdue weed science field day for farmers

Purdue Extension man on gator looking at field

Purdue Farm Management Tour to visit Tipton and Clinton farms

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Capital Comments: Shocked and Not Shocked by Home Assessments


Livestock producers invited to Purdue Fencing School

Canned food

Discover home food preservation with Purdue Extension

corn cobs

Kernels of Knowledge: Corn, a family full of variety

Man uses bincoluars to look up at tree.

ID that Indiana Tree with Purdue Extension

Butterly lands on pink flower. Bee flys in the background.

Celebrate Earth Day at home with these kid-friendly activities

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Four Tips to Grow Your Garden

Purdue Extension releases Indiana renewable energy survey results

Purdue Extension releases Indiana renewable energy survey results

Six people stand in front of combine in the National Mall, Washington D.C.

Purdue first-year represents Indiana 4-H nationally

Corn in flooded field.

Sharing Climate-Smart Practices

Indiana 2022 Spring Climate Outlook

Indiana 2022 Spring Climate Outlook

Flooded corn field.

Sharing climate-smart practices

Hands plant vegetable plant into soil.

New Roots for Refugee Community

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Capital Comments: What Will Happen to Inflation?

Eddie and Ben, Indiana 4-H'ers, sit on the back of a truck wearing 4-H t-shirts.

Adapting 4-H for Everyone

Dr. Henry Quesada

New Agriculture and Natural Resources Program leader joins Purdue Extension team

Purdue Extension Sorghum in field

Purdue grazing research to be shared at Indiana Forage Council annual meeting

Purdue Extension SIPAC cows in field

Purdue Extension hosting workshop for next generation of farmland seekers

Fresh produce from gardens, Purdue Extension Community Wellness Coordinators build accessible garden beds, Garden beds from the Growing Together Project in Lake County.

Community Members Grow Together

homemade bread

Purdue agricultural economics research to measure local food access within Anderson community

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Capital Comments: Farmland Assessments will Increase for Taxes in 2023

Purdue Extension checking bee hives for mites

Environmental Historian Uses Urban Ag Certificate for Innovative Research on Beekeeping

fall trees and harvested corn field with rural road

RRDC, NCRCRD celebrate 50 years of rural development

Woman seated at desk is caculating her budget and managing her personal finances.

Taking Control of Your Finances

The historic Hamilton County (Indiana) Courthouse.

Guiding Local Governments Through a Pandemic

Mary Foell, LaPorte County Community Development Extension Educator, helps a participant in the Work Ready course practice tying a tie.

Work Ready Program Builds Skills and Confidence

Green succulent growing.

Four steps for thriving indoor plants

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Capital Comments: What Happens to Property Taxes During Inflation?

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