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Extension Express

Enrollment, Story Steam, Fall Break Fun Days, Extension Homemaker News, Money Programs, Dining with Diabetes, Strengthening Families, Ag &...

September - October Knox County Extension Newsletter

Read what Purdue Extension Knox County has been up to!

Marshall County

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Scare at the Fair 2021

Come one come all to the Scare at the Fair Halloween party open to the public. October 17, 2021 at the Posey County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena...

Health and Human Sciences

The Health and Human Sciences department provides knowledge and programs in food, family, finance, and health.

Community Development

Our Mission: strengthen the capacity of local leaders, residents, businesses, and organizations to build resilient, inclusive and sustainable...

Health and Human Sciences Connections

Health & Human Sciences Connections is the quarterly newsletter for Purdue Extension Harrison County's Health and Human Sciences...

ServSafe Class - Oct 4, 2021

Upcoming ServSafe Manager Certification training and examination will be hosted on October 4, 2021 at the Daviess County 4-H Fairgrounds in...

ServSafe® Class and Exam

Purdue University Extension - Lake County will be offering a ServSafe™ Training and Exam on October 28, 2021.

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension educators offer programs and information on agricultural production and financial management for...

Health and Human Sciences

Purdue Extension Board Annual Meeting and Networking Event

Join us for the annual meeting of the Steuben County Purdue Extension Annual Meeting on Monday, October 4th at 5:30 pm at the Zollner Hospitality...

"Extension Educator" Newsletter

The September/October Extension Educator is hot off the press.

Coping With Picky Eating

Lead by example: As a parent or caregiver, you are your child’s most important role model – especially when it comes to making healthy...

Food Safety & Preservation Publications

Download various food safety and food preservation publications.

4-H Junior Leaders Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

Put away your candy and break out the canned goods! For the 10th year in a row, Lawrence County 4-H Junior Leaders will be Trick or Treating in an...

4-H Junior Leaders Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

Put away your candy and break out the canned goods! For the 10th year in a row, Lawrence County 4-H Junior Leaders will be Trick or Treating in an...

2021 Fall Bartholomew County Extension Master Gardener Basic Training

It's that time of year again! The Purdue Extension Master Gardener Basic Training Course is open for registration. This 15 week course is $175...

2021 Knox and Warrick County Wheat Plot Results

The 2021 Knox and Warrick County Wheat Plot results can be viewed here.

Recipe Refresh Program

Are you stuck in a meal-time rut? If you'd like easy recipes that utilize in-season produce sent right to your email inbox, join our Recipe...

Pressure Canner Gauge Testing

Fresh vegetables are ready to harvest and pressure can. Is your pressure canner ready?

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

Purdue Extension's Home Food Preservation course open for registration

Purdue Extension's Home Food Preservation course open for registration

Purdue Extension's home food preservation course open for registration

Extension’s Mastering Home Food Preservation team is hosting a home food preservation virtual learning series, “Preserve It Now …...

EXTENSION EDGE Newsletter

Keep up-to-date with relative articles on a variety of topics to give you the "edge" when it comes to making your life a little bit...

Doing Home Canning Right!

Take time to learn the recommended research based methods and have hands on time to try them. Two classes will be offered by Purdue Extension with...

Doing Home Canning Right!

Home canning has grown in popularity, but the methods you may remember "Grandma" using may not be what we know to be the best practices...

Doing Home Canning Right!

Home canning has grown in popularity, but the methods you may remember "Grandma" using may not be what we know to be the best practices...

Doing Home Canning Right!

Home canning has grown in popularity, but the methods you may remember "Grandma" using may not be what we know to be the best practices...

Doing Home Canning Right!

Home canning has grown in popularity, but the methods you may remember "Grandma" using may not be what we know to be the best practices...

2021 Perry County Extension Newsletters

Purdue Extension in Perry County publishes a bimonthly print newsletter. PDF copies of that newsletter are available here. Electronic newsletters...

Chicken and Food Poisoning

Chicken and Food Poisoning

Similar Ingredients Multiple Meal Ideas

"Similar Ingredients, Multiple Meals" is a new handout that features meal ideas that use similar ingredients. Handout includes: featured...

Boone County Extension Homemakers

Mission Statement The mission of the Indiana Extension Homemakers is to strengthen families through continuing education, leadership development,...

Caring for Our Community

According to the USDA, food security is having enough to eat for a lifestyle that is healthy and active. Distribution is a major problem. According...

Everyday handling of packaged food and fresh produce

Everyday handling of packaged food and fresh produce

Diabetes Care From Head to Toe

What does the inside of your eye say about your health? and You feet are foundational. Don't take them for granted! Learn about the answer to...

A comprehensive approach to community development

In 2018, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation study on county health rankings reported that Fayette County ranked 92nd — the least healthy county...

Mealtime Routines and Tips

Mealtime Routines and Tips

Comforter and Bedding Cleaning

Comforter and Bedding Cleaning

Cleaning Reusables

Cleaning Reusables

Food preservation goes online

When done correctly, home food preservation can produce a bounty of safe and delicious food. If done incorrectly, it can lead to severe illness....

Dining with Diabetes

Purdue Extension - Vermillion County will be offering the virtual Dining with Diabetes series beginning Monday, March 8, 2021. The series will be...

Foods

For Food Competitions: Fillings, frostings, glazes, and meringues are not permitted to contain cream cheese, sour cream, heavy cream, or whipped...

2019 Purdue Extension - Allen County Annual Report

In 2019, Purdue Extension brought together government agencies, local non-profits, and passionate community advocates to support projects that...

Create-With-A-Mix

All levels - all recipes that are included in the files must be recipes that use at least 2 other/additional ingredients in addition to those...

My Plate Snack Platter

A wonderful and easy way to consume fruits and vegetables is a MyPlate Snack platter. Load up a large plate or tray with your favorite fruits,...

ISPA-Holiday-Cookbook

Hello All. We hope this holiday season finds everyone in good spirits. We appreciate everything that you do in support of poultry across this state!

Food Gifts

Giving gifts is a tradition for many holidays. Since ancient times, it seems that people the world over have celebrated holidays and festivals for...

Boone County Food Pantry Coalition

The goal of the Boone County Food Pantry Coalition is to bring interested members of the community together to better serve the individuals and...

Curious about canning? Find out how to safely preserve food at home

Canning is back in vogue. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, canning and other forms of at-home food preservation were returning to kitchens around...

Safe and Clean Holiday Hosting

As many households come up with plans for celebrating the holidays this year, extra care should be given for in-person festivities.

Virtual AG Experience: Turkey Production

Happy Turkey Week! Did you know, according to the USDA 2019 Indiana Agricultural Statistics report, Indiana ranks 4th in turkey production with...

Thanksgiving Food Safety

Thanksgiving is usually a time for families to gather and enjoy each other – not suffer from food poisoning! If you choose to get together as...

Perry County Extension Annual Meeting

Purdue Extension, Perry County held their annual meeting on Thursday, November 12. HHS Educator Megan Jasperson shared a presentation on "What...

2020 Annual Report

Purdue Extension-Perry County has addressed new needs in different ways as the pandemic changed the world in 2020. The Annual Report compiles major...

Foods

Foods

Restoration

Restoration

White County 2020 November-December Newsletter

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost over. We have survived one of the strangest years ever, and we made the best of a difficult year in...

Securing This Year's Harvest

As farmers wrap up this year’s harvest and auger in the last few bushels of grain into the bin, their attention will turn to managing that...

Dinning with Diabetes

The Purdue Extension – White County office will be offering Dining with Diabetes sessions virtually beginning Tuesdays, November...

Being bitten by Tiny Black Bugs

Have you been outside recently and experienced a painful bite, only to find a barely visible, tiny black bug on your skin? The culprit was most...

Randolph County Extension Updates!

Welcome to the Randolph County 4-H Fairgrounds!

Indiana Board of Animal Health Securing Indiana's Pork Supply

This is a preparedness initiative that provides opportunities for pork producers to prepare before a disease outbreak. Participation will better...

Indiana orchards are still harvesting fun

Leaves are changing, the air is cooler and Hoosiers are still looking for fun and safe things to do while we follow pandemic health and safety...

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

An eating plan that helps manage your weight includes a variety of healthy foods. Add an array of colors to your plate and think of it as eating...

Safe School Lunch Packing Tips

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot about lunchtime. For some of us, the kitchen table has become an unexpected office or leaning space for...

Annual DNR Tree Sale

On October 1st, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin accepting orders for their annual tree seedling sale. Tree seedlings...

End of Summer Cleaning

Want a great start to next summer? Spend some time now returning warm weather gear to its best possible state before you store it away....

Fall Crop Outlook

In a typical year, I would be using this space to promote our upcoming annual Ag Outlook Breakfast, a program designed to help farmers interpret...

Yard Tasks to Tackle in September

Another seasonal resource I like to point people to is Purdue’s Consumer Horticulture website, which can be accessed here:...

Purdue Farmer-to-Farmer Program Switches to Virtual Assignments

In April 2020, Purdue University’s International Programs in Agriculture (IPIA) and Purdue Cooperative Extension announced the USAID John...

Food Safety Education in the Home Kitchen for Families with Young Children Study

Food Safety Education in the Home Kitchen for Families with Young Children Study

Faster Cleaning Shortcuts

If you have children in your home, you know how quickly, now that they are back in school, the evening can be consumed with getting everything done...

Planning now will help with Weed Control next Year

Conditions have been mostly favorable for crops throughout the growing season this year, however this also means that the setting is ripe for...

2020 Extension Newsletters

Newsletters are published bimonthly. Download the Purdue University Extension--Perry County Newsletters below.

WHIN Region COVID-19 Impact Survey

WHIN Region COVID-19 Impact Survey

August - September Extension Homemakers Newsletter

August - September Extension Homemakers Newsletter

State Fair Results

State Fair Results

Safe and Clean While Traveling

After being cooped up for months, it seems unfair to also go without a summer or fall vacation. However, many of the risks of COVID-19 can be...

Removing Sunscreen Stains

If you get sunscreen on your clothes, floors or car seats, don’t worry! There are some easy ways to clean it off. Below are some pointers,...

Perry County 4-H Awards and Virtual Fair Results

Perry County 4-H Awards and Virtual Fair Results

Cooking from the Garden Facebook Live Series

Cooking from the Garden Facebook Live Series

Eat,Gather,Go

Check out the Nutrition Education Program and their new website! Eat,Gather,Go

Nutrition Basics

With help from the Nutrition Education Program and MyPlate all you'll need to do is remember the food groups!

Back-to-School Face Covering Guidance from Indiana Dept of Education

Back-to-School Face Covering Guidance from Indiana Dept of Education

Livestock Show Results

Livestock Show Results

Dubois County Family Nutrition Program

We provide free information about foods and nutrition in your home or other community center for individuals or groups. Through a variety of hands...

Randolph County Extension Updates!

We are working hard to keep everyone updated and would like to invite you to check back here often. Our office is doing some Facebook Live...

Purdue Extension-La Porte County Ag & Natural Resources Facebook Page

We would like to welcome you to the Purdue Extension-La Porte County Facebook Page. Stop over and take a look and share with your friends and...

4-H Jr. Leaders Help with Distribution of Food Boxes

When the call for help went out for people to help lift and carry 2600 boxes of food that weighed 25 pounds, the Jr. Leaders stepped up and helped....

Safety Plans Needed for In Person 4-H Meetings and Events

In person 4-H meetings, programs, and activities are currently permitted once a safety plan has been approved. This requires some planning as the...

Spotlight on a Member: Liam Gogel

Liam Gogel displayed resiliency and responsibility as he met the challenges in 4-H this year. Success in 4-H means learning life skills and knowing...

Congratulations on a Successful Virtual 4-H Fair

This Fair is certainly one for the history books! Think of the stories that you will have to tell in the future when you remember 2020! This has...

Eat the Rainbow

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. While these are the colors in the rainbow, they also represent the different colored fruits...

ServSafe Food Managers Certification

Food Managers Certification -- Seventh Edition Book Presented by: The Clinton County Purdue Extension Office and the Clinton County Health...

Home Food Preservation Virtual Series

Eat Better For Less

Women's Health Week is May 10-16 The goal of National Women's Health Week is to empower women to make their health a priority. It...

Bean In A Bottle Activity

Need a fun educational activity to pass some time while at home? Why not start a Bean In a Bottle!

Sacks for Snacks Activities

Answers to the "Sacks of Snacks" activity sheets

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