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. 


  • 2022 Hendricks County 4-H Fair: July 17-23, 2022
  • 4-H Events:

  • 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
  • Welcome Message from Hendricks County Extension Homemakers: Welcome Message
  • Want to be an Extension Homemaker? Fill out the Registration form HERE!
  • Find Newsletters and Other Information HERE!.
  • Teacher Grants are available HERE!
  • Important Extension Homemaker dates:
    • Home and Family Arts Day at the Fair – July 21st - Strawberry Contest
General health and human scienceS
  • Ask a Dietitian
    • What food facts have you always wondered about but never asked?!?! Now you can ask them! Email hendrces@purdue.edu your food related questions and get them answered on Food Fact Friday!
  • Ever wonder what is for dinner tonight?!?! HERE are a lot of recipes that you can use at home!

Featured Stories

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Hendricks County Homemakers

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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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Hendricks County 4-H Fair

Hendricks County 4-H Fair is July 17-23, 2022. It will be held at the Hendricks County...

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Volunteer Paperwork

In order to become a Volunteer in Hendricks County you must complete the following steps: 1....

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2022 Spring Break SPARK Programs

Hendricks County 4-H is offering a week's worth of Spring Break SPARK Programs including:...

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2022 4-H Summer Assistants

We are now hiring 4-H Summer Assistants! If you are looking for a summer job working with a great...

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Purdue University, aerial view in the summertime
2022 Hovde Award nominees sought

Purdue University is accepting nominations for the 2022 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence, which is given annually to a member of Purdue University's faculty or staff who has displayed outstanding educational service to rural Indiana.

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Upcoming Hendricks County and State Extension Events