Jim Adkins, founder of the Sustainable Poultry Network, will be coming to present on sustainable backyard poultry July 2, 2016 in the Exhibit Hall on the Fairgrounds from 9am-4pm. RSVP required to the Extension Office by June 27.
Stay informed with Purdue Extension - DeKalb County's newsletter, "The Extension Edge." Find out what is happening in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Health and Human Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development. If you would like to have the newsletter emailed to you or to come by mail, contact the Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.
The DeKalb Co. 4-H Council is taking applications for "Tops In 4-H." Just follow the link below to get more details and the guidelines for applying. If you are a sophomore, junior or senior, you could win a $250 award. Check it out...
News Notes To Parents is a publication of Purdue Extension in Northeast Indiana. Our goal is to support all parents, grandparents, caregivers and teachers with practical researched information that will help you get your infants, toddlers and children ready to learn, stay healthy and be active. More and more research supports that the first three years of life are the most critical in providing a learning environment for children.
FOODS - The Foods project is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. 4-H members will learn from the six major categories: healthy food selection, smart food purchasing, food safety and science, food preparation, food preservation, careers, and food around the world.
New for 2015!
Beekeeping has been added to our list of projects in 4-H this year! Check out what is involved with raising bees, beehive care, how to extract and bottle honey, and more!
Check here for online access to important 4-H forms and publications that you may need throughout your 4-H tenure. This page is kept up-to-date with relevant and accessible documents for our 4-H families. If you have any questions regarding these or other online forms or need assistance accessing them, just call the DeKalb Co. Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.