Jeff Hermesch

Purdue Extension Educator, Dearborn County, Community Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Dearborn County
Jeff Hermesch

Jeff Hermesch is the Agriculture & Natural Resources and Community Development Extension Educator in Dearborn County, Indiana.

Jeff began his Extension career in Decatur County, Indiana, in 2013 as the 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator and then transitioned to the Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Educator. In 2022, he transferred to Dearborn County. Hermesch received a B.S. in Turfgrass Science from Purdue University in 2004 and a M. Ed. from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2012.

Hermesch has been involved in a variety of Extension programming including Master Gardener, consumer and commercial horticulture, field crop production, local foods, soil health, Purdue Hops Team, and DIY Lawn Care Team. His specialty is in Turfgrass Science where he has worked in several communities to enhance green spaces including parks and athletic complexes.