About Marion County Extension

We provide relevant and research-based educational services to Marion County residents and organizations who share our passion for building young leaders, creating strong families and healthy communities, developing profitable businesses and trusted employees, and growing a vibrant natural environment.

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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. Our areas of focus are:

Agriculture & Natural Resources
Community Development
Health & Human Sciences
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Purdue Extension Marion County serves all areas of Indianapolis and Marion County.  This includes the over 900,000 residents who live in the 396 square miles of the consolidated city/county. 

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Purdue Women in Agriculture team seeks 2024 nominees for annual awards

The Women in Agriculture (WIA) team in Purdue University Extension is seeking nominees for the...

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Providing Information and Guidance During a Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation

In August 2022, three southwestern Indiana farms were contacted by the FDA and CDC and informed...

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Understanding Your Forest Inventory

Do you know what trees are in your forest? If you know what trees you have, do you know how big...

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10 Year Member Forms

Congratulations 10-Year Members! We are so proud of you and all your accomplishments throughout...

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Arbor Day – Choosing the Right Tree

As we approach Arbor Day on April 26, many may be considering adding a tree, or maybe several...

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April TCTAC Grants

Purdue Extension Community Development is the Indiana lead for the Great Lakes Environmental...

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