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

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lake County Staff

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Sprayer boom in action applying ag chemicals.
Tight agriculture chemical supply, high prices could impact 2022 growing season

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...

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Upcoming Lake County and State Extension Events

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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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ServSafe® Class and Exam

Purdue University Extension - Lake County will be offering a ServSafe™ Training and Exam on October 28, 2021.

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Annie's Project: Farming in Indiana's Cities and Urban Fringe

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...

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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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4-H Horse & Pony Project

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.

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