Porter 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 Porter County Extension
porterces@purdue.edu
155 Indiana Ave, Ste 301
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 465-3555

https://www.facebook.com/PurdueExtensionPorterCounty

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Deer Season in Full Swing, FNR

Hunters have been busy preparing food plots, hanging tree stands and working on their marksmanship skills in hopes for getting that buck of a lifetime. The Indiana deer hunting season for 2021-2022 started September 15th and goes to January 31st...

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Upcoming Porter County and State Extension Events

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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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Pinney Purdue Field Day - Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Pinney Purdue Field Day Wed, Aug 18, 2021 8:00 am - 1:00 pm CST Pinney Purdue Ag Center 11402 S. County Line Road Wanatah, IN 46390

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Porter County 4-H Junior Leader Updates

Thanks to all who helped out around the fair this year. Your volunteerism truly made a difference to 4-H members, families, volunteers, and staff!! And I commend you on all the hard work you put into fair time… doing your exhibits, helping...

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Purdue Extension Master Gardeners Basic Training

Thank you for your interest in the Porter County Purdue Extension Master Gardeners (EMG) Basic Training. Our main objective is to train volunteers to assist Purdue Extension with home horticulture education in local communities. Purdue EMG’s...

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New issue of Garden Thyme now available

Hello summer! First dry, now wet, what will the rest of this unpredictable season bring? It will bring growth, bounty, beauty and joy to a gardener's heart. So, put down the trowel and enjoy reading the July issue of Garden Thyme! And, as...

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Garden Thyme Library - All issues

The award-winning Garden Thyme newsletter is now in its 5th year. The newsletter is a bimonthly collaboration between Purdue Extension - Porter County and Master Gardeners. The newest issue, along with all past issues, is now available.

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