Southwest Indiana farmers grow more wheat than in any other region of the state. Purdue Extension field trial results are an important source of information for a network of growers, crop advisers, and agribusiness professionals.
Nancy and Jim Reiff, family farmers in Kosciusko County, didn't get any hoped-for federal assistance after an energy audit of their grain dryer operation. But that's not the end of their story.
After her daughter participated in a Purdue Extension after-school Nutrition Education Program, Suzanna Johnson took notice. Johnson credits Purdue Extension Educator Becky Marvel and Purdue Extension for helping turn her goals into reality.
Catherine Turcotte of Corydon is experiencing how Purdue Extension is helping rural communities develop their future. The Harrison County community aims to create a new park with help from the Hometown Collaboration Initiative.
With help from Purdue Extension, two southwest Indiana farmers markets are ensuring that positive, productive promotional efforts are always in season. The markets received grants to expand their promotion efforts.
Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes sees the value in working with Purdue Extension. Purdue Extension's Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces program helps communities plan vibrant futures by improving public spaces such as parks, waterfronts, and more.
Purdue Extension workshops are teaching hunters how to safely handle and process the venison they hunt.