Allen County Resources

What We Do

The educators are eager to help you find answers and understanding related to health and human sciences, agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth development, community development, and much more. The best way to contact us is by phone, email, or just stop in during business hours.
Our office also offers many services and educational opportunities throughout the year. Some of our services have a fee.

Examples of our FREE services:
  • Dawn to dusk access to the Display Gardens of Allen County
  • Master Gardener Hotline for horticulture questions
  • Electronic publications
Those with fees are as follows (cash or check only):
  • Printed publications/copies: $0.25/page
  • Drop-off diagnostic service: $3.00
  • Basic soil sample analysis: $20.00
  • 4-H Membership (Grades 3-12): $25.00
  • 4-H Membership (Grades K-3): $10.00
  • Workshops: varies, contact for information

 

Contact Us

Purdue Allen County Extension Office
allences@purdue.edu
4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 481-6826

County offices

Allen County Staff

Featured Stories

Featured Stories

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Deer Season in Full Swing, FNR

Hunters have been busy preparing food plots, hanging tree stands and working on their marksmanship skills in hopes for getting that buck of a lifetime. The Indiana deer hunting season for 2021-2022 started September 15th and goes to January 31st...

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Upcoming Allen County and State Extension Events

Featured Stories

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Allen County 4-H Livestock Auction

Who Can Bid/Buy? Any business or family can participate in the Auction by registering and obtaining a Buyers' Number. Buyers may combine to make single purchases. Buyers wanting to “pool” their money must complete additional...

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ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

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2021 Plant Sales and Garden Walk

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4-H Horse & Pony Project

The 4−H Horse and Pony Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as general management, training,...

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Allen County Fair

The Allen County Fair dates are July 26-31, 2016 is held at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana. 4-H members have the opportunity to exhibit their 4-H projects throughout the week and have them on display there are...

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4-H Calendar, Newsletters, Activities & Current Sign up Sheets

The Allen County Fair dates are July 26-31, 2016 is held at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana. 4-H members have the opportunity to exhibit their 4-H projects throughout the week and have them on display there are...

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