Purdue Extension Putnam County is the team that provides "Local Faces and Countless Connections" for residents via the Cooperative Extension Service. Nationwide, the Cooperative Extension Service is one of the largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It's a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America. The Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service program areas are: Agriculture an
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4-H camp is a great opportunity to meet other 4-Hers from Putnam County and surrounding county. Participants do fun activities like swimming, boating, dancing, and science experiments as they get to know other 4-Hers at Shakamak State Park!
On Thursday, March 19th, the Purdue Women in Agriculture Regional Meeting will take place at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle, Indiana. Registration will start at 9:30 AM with the program running from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from Purdue Professors and Extension Educators on a range of topics including: Risk Management for Grain Marketing, Capitalizing on the Generations Involved in Your Family Farm, Heart Health, Creating Goals and Clearly
Have you thought about starting your own small farm or agricultural business in 2015? Do you already have a small farm or agriculture business in existence? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then the Area Small Farms Clinic might be something you should take part in.
Putnam County Purdue Extension 4-H Newsletter (THE HERALD)
Many 4-H families do not realize the excellent state workshops that are available during the summer that make life time impact and positive changes for youth. Great hands-on workshops that aid 4-Her's in discovering career options will again be during June. The Putnam County 4-H Council will pay 50% of the fee for the workshop. This is also a great way to meet 4-Her's from other parts of the state who may become friends for life.