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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19
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COVID-19 Extension Activity Update


Purdue Extension offices are currently open. Call your local office in advance to schedule your appointment.



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The Road from Farm to Table

Food Processing and COVID-19

COVID 19 has had major impacts on the food processing industry. Learn more about analysis of the market and anticipated outcomes from our experts.

The Road from Farm to Table Impacts on U.S. Food and Agriculture Webinar Investing in Employees during an Industry Downturn Webinar Series for Small Food Processors
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4-H Youth Development

4-H empowers youth to continue hands-on learning during social distancing. Dive into resources that have been created and collected for kids and families, including live Thoughtful Thursday civic engagement sessions for high school students.

4-H Thoughtful Thursdays At-Home Resources for Kids
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Home Gardening Help

Perhaps this is the year that you decide to begin your garden. Purdue Extension specialists have resources and tips for getting started. Whether you are a seasoned gardener, or a novice, there is information that can help you grow your best produce.

Online Resources for Gardening Purdue Consumer Horticulture
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Supporting Families

As families face challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences is providing help. “Families Tackling Tough Times Together” will help your family navigate these uncharted waters.

Families Tackling Tough Times Together Visit Health and Human Sciences
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Community Development and COVID-19

Purdue Extension interacts with local and community development to provide necessary resources as local governments play a crucial role in working to reduce the spread of the virus.

INDIANA'S STATE BUDGET IN THE CORONA-RECESSION COVID 19 RESOURCES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Upcoming Events

Fri

23

Oct

Horticulture Career Development Event

Multiday Event

VIRTUAL

All Day

Wed

28

Oct

Cooking Under Pressure

South Bend

07:00 PM

Thu

12

Nov

CBD Update

Multiday Event

South Bend

11:00 AM

Sat

21

Nov

Indiana 4-H Leadership Summit

Host sites throughout the state

09:00 AM

Sat

12

Dec

Crops Career Development Event

West Lafayette

07:30 AM

Sat

12

Dec

Entomology Career Development Event

West Lafayette

07:30 AM

Sat

12

Dec

Forestry Career Development Event

West Lafayette

07:30 AM

Wed

16

Dec

SMART Goals for 2021

South Bend

11:00 AM