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.
Please be sure to enter your animals in 4HOnline by July 15! Find the instructions for DeKalb County Fair animals here!
DeKalb County 4-H is excited to be holding their first ever Color Me Green 4-H Dash! The 1 mile fun run/walk will take place rain or shine Saturday, July 25th at 10am on the DeKalb County Fairgrounds.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - 4-H'ers can complete their poultry projects even though the threat of the H5 avian influenza virus will prevent them from taking their birds to the Indiana county and state fairs this season, says Aaron Fisher, Extension Specialist.
The DeKalb Co. Extension Homemakers is an organization of clubs where their mission is to strengthen families through continuing education, leadership development, and volunteer community support. For more information about the Extension Homemakers or joining a club, call the DeKalb Co. Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.
WEATHER - The purpose of the Weather project is to provide you the opportunity to learn about the weather, its effects and what causes it to change. And, you will learn to observe the weather and keep records on the changes using simple homemade and inexpensive weather instruments for observation.
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.