Parke 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 Parke County Extension
parkeces@purdue.edu
1472 N US Highway 41, P.O. Box 146
Rockville, IN 47872
(765) 569-3176



County offices

parke County Staff

Featured Stories

Featured Stories

Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
Indiana corn's tar spot epidemic could result in significant yield loss

The tar spot disease in field corn is causing concern this season across the Midwest, including Indiana. Purdue Extension’s field crop pathologist, Darcy Telenko, expects this year’s outbreak to result in significant yield loss.

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Upcoming Parke County and State Extension Events

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Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

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2021 4-H Handbook

2021 4-H Handbook

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YQCA Information

YQCA Information Click here to register for a training or take an online course.

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4-H Club Meetings Calendar

4-H Club Meetings Calendar

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4-Honline Information

Enroll in 4-Honline today!

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2020 4-H HANDBOOK

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