Welcome to Johnson County

What We Do

We improve lives and livelihoods by delivering tested and trusted educational resources. Our focus is on providing educational programming and resources in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human and Health Sciences, Economic and Community Development and 4-H Youth Development.  We work with various partners, agencies, schools and community programs to make Johnson County the place we call home.

Program Areas

Contact Us

Purdue Johnson County Extension
484 N Morton Street
Franklin, IN 46131

We are open 8 am to 4:30 pm EST.
(317) 736-3724

Johnson County Staff

Johnson County Extension Homemakers



Any Johnson County resident may enter exhibits into the Open Class at the fair.  Click on the above link to open the Open Class Fair Book for all the details or call our office at 317-736-3724.  Paper copies may be picked up at our office.

Special Open Class Information
2023 Cherry Baking Contest

2023 Open Class Style Show

2023 Open Class Quilt Block Contest

2023 Pillow of Hope Contest

We look forward to seeing your exhibits.



Upcoming Johnson County and State Extension Events

Featured Stories

Johnson County Fair Logo 2023
2023 Johnson County 4-H Fair Entry

Fair Entry is now open for Johnson County 4-H Members and Mini 4-H Members to enter their...

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2023 4-H Handbook - Johnson County

Purdue Extension Johnson County 4-H Handbook 2023 guidelines calendar projects clubs

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Johnson County Extension Staff 2022
Purdue Extension Johnson County Annual Meeting 2022

Purdue Extension Johnson County held the annual meeting on November 12, 2022. Educational booths...

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Johnson Co Master Gardener program

Master Gardener program 2023 Johnson County

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Urban / Community Gardens

Start a Community-based Garden With Purdue Extension, from improving access to fruits and...

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Mini 4-H Information

Mini 4-H exhibits will be entered at Magill Hall, Thursday evening of "judging week"...

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Featured Story


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Upcoming bale grazing workshop to provide key industry insights

Aimed at the livestock industry, an upcoming bale grazing workshop will offer vital info on keeping animals on pasture, dealing with drought and renovating pastures.

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