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Extension Office

The mission of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service is the education of Indiana citizens through the application of land-grant university research and knowledge base to develop youth and strengthen agriculture, families, and communities.

Visit the Floyd County Extension Office website for more information.

Pollinator Day is Buzzing with Activity

On April 29, 2023 Purdue Extension Floyd County and Sunnyside Master Gardeners will host Pollinator Day! This free, family-friendly event will be from 10:00 a.m.-3 p.m. on the lawn of the Purdue Research Park of Southeast Indiana (3000 Technology Ave., New Albany, IN 47150), weather permitting.

Classes will be held on Pollinator Way Stations, Pollinators and Climate Change, and Restoring Our Home Landscapes to Provide Habitat for Pollinators and Other Wildlife.

Other activities include booths on Native Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators and Our Food Supply, Hummingbirds, Native Plants, Planting for Pollinators, Beeswax Lip Balm, a Pollinator Selfie Booth, and much more. We also will be unveiling a new booth on pollinators’ relationships to popsicles and a special activity for the whole family.

Please follow Purdue Extension Floyd County on Facebook and Instagram for more details about this event. If you have questions, please contact Gina Anderson, ANR Extension Educator-Floyd County, at 812-948-5470 or

If you are in need of accommodations to attend this program, please contact Gina Anderson prior to the event at 812-948-5470 or by April 14th.

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution

Office Staff

Janet Steffens, M.Ed.

County Extension Director
Health and Human Sciences Educator

Gina Anderson, M.S.

Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator
Community Development Educator

Betty Harlan

Office Manager

Sam McCollum, M.S.

4-H Youth Development Educator

Diane Engleman

Program Assistant

Katie Davidson

Community Wellness Coordinator

Sarah Bacher

Office Assistant

Contact Information

3000 Technology Ave.  L2110
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: (812) 948-5470
Fax: (812) 945-1168
Office Hours: Monday-Friday | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm