DeKalb County Resources

What We Do

Purdue Extension - DeKalb County touches every aspect and each stage of the lives of Hoosiers in DeKalb County.  Partnering with DeKalb County's residents, we are growing communities, training tomorrow's leaders, championing mental health, and caring for communities.  DeKalb County Extension delivers practical, research-based information that transforms lives and livelihoods.  We focus on programs involving Agriculture and Natural Resources, Health and Human Sciences and 4-H/Youth Development.  More specifically, we strive to be a leader in providing relevant, high-impact educational programs that betters the lives of those we serve.

Program Areas

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Health & Human Sciences

4-H / Youth Development


Contact Us

Purdue Extension
DeKalb County 
215 East 9th Street, Ste. 300
Auburn, IN 46706
(260) 925-2562


DeKalb County Staff

"I appreciate the reminder that mental health is important to our overall health and should not be neglected."

- Program participant (Mental Health & Cultivating Resiliency in the Agricultural Community)

Exhibit Hall Facility Rental

This spacious facility is located at the DeKalb Co. Fairgrounds at 708 S. Union Street in Auburn, Indiana. You can get more information and check availability by calling the Extension Office at (260) 925-2562. A link to the rental agreement is provided below...

Exhibit Hall Rental Agreement

Featured Stories

Extension Edge Newsletter
Extension Edge Newsletter

Keep up-to-date with relative articles on a variety of topics, along with 4-H news and...

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YQCA Training
YQCA Training & Information

4-H members enrolled in a livestock project must by YQCA-certified. Follow the link below...

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4-H Animal Worksheets
4-H Animal Worksheets

This is your place to find 4-H animal worksheets according to specie and grade. Check it out...

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DeKalb 4-H Handbook
DeKalb Co. 4-H Handbook

Important information, project rules and guidelines for the 4-H program in DeKalb County...

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Upcoming Dekalb County and State Extension Events