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.

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Contact Us

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

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
** Closed Days under County Events

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Featured News

Billboard in Garrett showing farm family in field stating Mental Health Matters You're Not Alone
Helping Hoosiers at Home

Farming can be a very stressful occupation with many uncertainties and uncontrollable factors...

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Just a Walk

This past week my son went back to school, like many kids across the region. I took Tuesday off...

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Deciphering 4-H Livestock Terms

This article is going to focus more on the livestock terms that are used in shows, so as you walk...

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Henbit and Chickweed in Lawns

Spring. It always smells clean, especially after a slow rain. Each year we are happy to start...

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988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline

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

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"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

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