Purdue Extension: Local Faces 14

Purdue Extension Success Stories
(From left) Jim, EllaMae, Nancy, and John Reiff are a Kosciusko County farm family who received an e
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.
Suzanna Johnson and her daughter Rebekah. After Rebekah participated in a Nutrition Education Progra
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.
With help from Purdue Extension Eva Bates (from left), Sean Davis, and Catherine Turcotte hope to tu
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.
Thanks to a Purdue Extension grant writing workshop, Newburgh and Warrick County farmers markets ear
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.
A Purdue Extension program helps communities plan for their futures by improving their public spaces
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.
Marc Rubin poses in the woods with his dog, Mildred.
Purdue Extension workshops are teaching hunters how to safely handle and process the venison they hunt.
Zach Morris is an Army veteran who now farms in Cass County. He credits Purdue Extension's Indiana B
After almost nine years in the Army, Zach Morris wanted to return home to Cass County, Indiana to start a farm. The problem was that he had no practical experience in agriculture and didn't quite know how to get started.

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