Orange County is home to about 300 Amish families who use horses and buggies to get around.
Purdue's researchers have started a pilot program to review how facilities are operated and whether dogs' health can be made better through certain changes.
The money will pay for upgrades to Cannelburg Road that include larger shoulders for Amish buggies.
Allergists across the country are resisting the conventional wisdom that kids should steer clear of microbes thought to induce allergies.
Daviess County officials say the rocks used in county roads are getting stuck in the horses' hoofs, which can cause the animal to become lame.
Populations in the older settlements continue to grow while newer Amish communities are being established.
Daviess County is building buggy lanes on a county road that has been the scene of some fatal collisions.
The area is a major economic artery with Amish buggies and all types of motorized transportation sharing the road, with sometimes disastrous results.
Amish children in Indiana were more immune to disease than children who grew up on Swiss farms, according to a recent study.