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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