Hendricks County Resources

What We Do

We improve lives and livelihoods by delivering tested and trusted educational resources. The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation's largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It's a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America. The Purdue Extension focuses on: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human and Health Sciences, Economic and Community Development and 4-H Youth.

Contact Us

Purdue Hendricks County Extension
1900 E Main St, P.O. Box 7
Danville, IN 46122
(317) 745-9260

County offices

hendricks County Staff

Welcome to the Purdue Extension-Hendricks County Website!

You can find news and updates such as 4-H, Ag and Natural Resources, and Health and Human Sciences. 



  • For general 4-H Questions, CLICK HERE!
  • Google Site for Tips, Tricks and Tutorials!
  • Find the 4-H Newsletters HERE
  • Volunteer with us! Find volunteer applications and resources HERE!



Extension Homemakers
  • Want to be an Extension Homemaker? Fill out the Registration form HERE!
  • Find Newsletters and Other Information HERE!
  • Extension Homemakers Lessons- February 1st!
General health and human scienceS
  • Ever wonder what is for dinner tonight?!?! HERE are a lot of recipes that you can use at home!

Featured Stories

Purdue Extension.
New 4-H Family Resources

Welcome to the Hendricks County 4-H Program! We are excited to have you join us! We encourage you to peruse the related files below to download good resources to assist you in this transition. Such resources include:

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Purdue Extension.
Hendricks County Homemakers

The Hendricks County Extension Homemakers will offer two $1,000 educational scholarships to qualified Hendricks County students to help further their educational goals. Applications will be available in the future for the 2022 applications.

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Hendricks County 4-H Program

Enrollment begins October 1, 2021! The 2022 Hendricks County 4-H Fair is July 17-23

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Purdue Extension.
Hendricks County's Mini 4-H Program

We welcome you and your child to the Mini 4-H program. Mini 4-H is for boys and girls who are in either first or second grade during the current 4-H year. Mini 4-H is designed to supplement and introduce both first and second graders to the...

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Volunteer Paperwork

In order to become a Volunteer in Hendricks County you must complete the following steps: 1. Volunteer Application 2. Adult Behavioral Expectations (ABE) 3. Profile on v2.4honline.com 4. Completed References

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Featured Story


Green succulent growing.
Four steps for thriving indoor plants

In celebration of National Houseplant Appreciation Day, Karen Mitchell, consumer horticulture Extension specialist, shares these helpful tips to ensure your plants stay green and healthy.

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Upcoming Hendricks County and State Extension Events