DeKalb County Newsletters


Keep up-to-date with relative articles on a variety of topics that give you the "edge" when it comes to making your life a little bit easier. Purdue educators provide informative reads that are research-based and current with what is happening in DeKalb County and Indiana.

You will find helpful information on trees and plants, farming, food and nutrition, mental health, 4-H activities, agriculture and livestock, family resource management, youth development, and lots more!

The EXTENSION EDGE is a professionally-designed newsletter published bi-monthly, every even month.  The 4-H NEWSLETTER is all things DeKalb County 4-H related and is published bi-monthly, every odd month.  NEWS NOTES to Preschool Parents is a Purdue University Extension newsletter providing research-based information to preschool families in the areas of food, family, money, and health.  Links to the issues are available to the right for an entire year.  The Newsletter Articles below are from the most current issues.

** If you have trouble accessing any of these newsletters or would like to receive a specific archived issue, please contact the DeKalb County Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.


 Extension Edge

Mar/Apr 2023
Jan/Feb 2023
Nov/Dec 2022
Sep/Oct 2022

 4-H Newsletters

Apr 2023
Feb 2023
Dec 2022
Sep 2022 (Fall Fair)

News Notes

Feb 2023
Feb 2023 - Spanish
Nov 2022
Nov 2022 - Spanish
May 2022

DeKalb County Newsletter Articles

2023 Essay Lamb Contest

The DeKalb County 4-H Sheep Committee has partnered with Slentz Farms, for the 8th year, to...

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988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline

988 is more than just an easy-to-remember number.

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IN 4-H QLC Program

The Indiana 4-H Quality Livestock Care (QLC) Program is a replacement for in-person YQCA Classes....

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DeKalb County Winter Cancellation Policy

Moving forward from this point on, we will use cautious discretion and/or consult with the...

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4-H Enrollment

If you missed the enrollment deadline of January 15th, it's not too late to sign up for 4-H.

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