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 4:30pm 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.  Updated information will be available May 2023.

Upcoming Johnson County and State Extension Events

Featured Stories

2023 4-H Handbook Cover
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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2022 4-H Handbook Johnson County

2022 4-H Handbook Johnson County Indiana

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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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Indiana families prepare the next generation for the future of their farm operations

As Indiana farm families face the issue of transferring the farm to the next generation of operators, the need for information and resources has become crucially important for the smooth transition of the business. For the incumbent generation,...

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