Lake 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.
Supply chain disruptions and material shortages are fueling speculation about a herbicide shortage for the 2022 agriculture growing season. Bill Johnson, Purdue professor of weed science and Purdue Extension weed specialist, is encouraging...Read More
Upcoming Lake County and State Extension Events
Purdue University Extension - Lake County offers ServSafe™ Training and Exam.
Want to learn more about writing proposals for upcoming grant competitions? Register and attend one of these workshops offered by Purdue Extension!!!
This six-week course is a discussion-based, interactive workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in urban agriculture, production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. There's plenty of time for...
View Lake County 4-H judging results here. As judging continues, more will be added. If you prefer that your entry not be visible to the public, you can edit the “Enable Public Viewing” setting in FairEntry. Log into FairEntry and go...
During virtual 4-H activities, I understand that program staff are not providing supervision for my child during the online program, and the Released Parties do not have control over the information available through the internet or other...
The 4-H Horse and Pony Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal.