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.

Contact Us

Purdue Lake County Extension
2293 N Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) 755-3240

County offices

lake County Staff

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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 Lake County and State Extension Events

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Purdue Extension.
ServSafe® Class and Exam

Purdue University Extension - Lake County offers ServSafe™ Training and Exam. ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program accredited by the National Restaurant Association and the Conference for Food Protection....

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Urban Farming Signature Program

The six-week session program will include topics: building urban soil, history of urban agriculture, site design, growing healthy crops, integrated pest management, produce safety. Registration deadline is January 19, 2022. Please register...

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Annie's Project

This six-week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. There's plenty of time for questions, sharing, ...

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BGGW Details

Want to learn more about writing proposals for upcoming grant competitions? Register and attend one of these workshops offered by Purdue Extension!!!

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Purdue Extension.
Exhibiting Your 2021 4-H Projects!

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...

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Lake County 4-H GooseChase

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...

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