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Supporting climate-informed agricultural programming at Extension

A team of Extension personnel across five states, in partnership with the USDA Midwest Climate Hub, is working to better understand opportunities...

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Beef quality assurance trainings and certification program to teach daily management practices, proper caretaking skills

The Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training and certification program will be offered in 17 Indiana counties this November. In partnership with the...

Purdue Broadband Team

The Time for Broadband is Now – Purdue University is Playing its Part

Purdue University—including Purdue Extension—is launching the Purdue Broadband Team (PBT) to harness the power of Indiana’s...

A skipper rests on the flower of an alfalfa plant, one of many forage species covered in the newly updated fourth edition of the Purdue Extension Forage Field Guide. The pocket guide covers all the vital information that forage producers need, including pest information, soil fertility, animal nutrition and more. (Purdue University photo/John Obermeyer)

Newly updated edition of Purdue Forage Field Guide provides essential information on forage management

The fourth edition of the Forage Field Guide from Purdue University Extension is now available for purchase on the Extension Education Store...

Two Indiana 4-H educators in front of Alaskan mountains.

Indiana 4-H Educators' Alaskan Experience

Effie Campbell, Indiana 4-H youth development educator for Purdue Extension – Dekalb County, and Tami Mosier, Indiana 4-H youth development...

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Former Indiana 4-H leader honored by the National 4-H Hall of Fame

Maurice “Maury” Kramer was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame to recognize his lifetime of contributions to 4-H.

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Upcoming bale grazing workshop to provide key industry insights

Aimed at the livestock industry, an upcoming bale grazing workshop will offer vital info on keeping animals on pasture, dealing with drought and...

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Purdue Extension educators selected for excellency at national level

Three Purdue Extension educators were selected as award winners with the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA). The awards...

People in fenced area with cattle work to seperate a heifer from the herd.

Stockmanship event to offer hands-on training in correctly handling livestock; will discuss economic benefits

This September, Stockmanship With Curt Pate, a dual-session event for producers that highlights the increased economic benefits of correctly...

Girl with backpack looks at Indiana 4-H poster display projects.

Indiana 4-H’ers share experiences from 2023

One of the many ways Indiana 4-H’ers find themselves applying learned skills is through exhibiting projects at county fairs and the Indiana...

Photo courtesy of Indiana State Department of Agriculture Bethany Gremel was presented the 2023 Purdue Women in Agriculture Achievement Award on Aug. 3, 2023 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Pictured Angie Abbott, interim director of Purdue Extension and associate dean in the College of Agriculture and Bethany Gremel.

Indiana agriculture leaders honored by Purdue Extension

Three Indiana women were recognized by the Purdue Women in Agriculture Team for their dedication and leadership during a ceremony at the Indiana...

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Indiana Land Use Summit

Local government employees, plan commission members and conservation agencies are encouraged to join Purdue Extension and the Indiana State...

cattle grazing on dry grass in Indiana

Experts seek to mitigate negative effects of dry weather on cattle feeding, outline solutions

An impending drought caused by lower-than-average rainfall in the spring and summer seasons could result in inadequate forage yield for cattle in...