Grant County Resources

What We Do

One key way Purdue University is engaged in local communities. To citizens of Grant County, this means the local Purdue Extension office is here for you—to be your resource for anything and everything. As Indiana’s land-grant university, Purdue serves Grant County through the staff and resources of the local Purdue Extension office, located on the 4th floor of the Grant County Office Building.

Purdue Extension is:

  • An educational source for self-paced students, teachers, and groups. 
  • A business resource for self-employed people, small businesses, and manufacturers. 
  • A place where Indiana’s young people become leaders. 
  • A place where families can learn and grow. 
  • An agricultural organization that understands consumers. 
  • A consumer organization that understands agriculture. 
  • A research and support system for community development. 
  • An objective source for scientific information. 
  • A link to research, information, knowledge, and practice. 

Contact Us

Purdue Grant County Extension
grantces@purdue.edu
401 S Adams Street, 4th Floor
Marion, IN 46953
(765) 651-2413


County offices

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Featured Stories

Featured Stories

Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
Indiana corn's tar spot epidemic could result in significant yield loss

The tar spot disease in field corn is causing concern this season across the Midwest, including Indiana. Purdue Extension’s field crop pathologist, Darcy Telenko, expects this year’s outbreak to result in significant yield loss.

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Upcoming Grant County and State Extension Events

Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
4-H Council Winter Craft Show

The 4-H Winter Craft show has returned for 2021! Find more information below!

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Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
Consumer Education Days 2021

Purdue Extension -Grant County hosts Consumer Education Day

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Electric

Electric

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4-H Project Check in Schedule

4-H Project Check in Schedule

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2021 Grant County Fair Dates

2021 Grant County Fair Dates

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Flower Ordering Time!

Time to break out your selling techniques and sell flowers and vegetables! Orders can be taken now through April 16, 2021! Attached to this link is a flyer, information about the plants, and a 2021 order form.

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