Starke 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 Starke County Extension
starkeces@purdue.edu
108 North Pearl Street
Knox, IN 46534

(574) 772-9141


County offices

starke County Staff

Featured Stories

Featured Stories

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AgrAbility helps people with disabilities find success in agriculture

The National AgrAbility Project (NAP), modeled after Purdue Extension’s Breaking New Ground Resource Center and hosted at Purdue University, is celebrating 30 years of making agriculture accessible for people with disabilities.

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Upcoming Starke County and State Extension Events

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August - September 2021 Homemakers Newsletter

August - September 2021 Homemakers Newsletter

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New 4-H Member Information

Joining a new group or organization can sometimes be overwhelming at first. Learning the lingo, deadlines, 4-H projects, the 4-H Fair, and multiple mailings can be confusing to newer 4-H members and families. The Purdue Extension Starke County...

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Starke County 4-H Junior Leaders

The 4-H Junior Leaders is recognized as a 4-H project to encourage older 4-H members to learn leadership skills, participate in community service, and support 4-H leaders at the local and county level. Some of the activities Jr. Leaders ...

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4-H Clover Connection Newsletters

Up-to-date information about what is happening in the Starke County 4-H Program! Previous Newsletters are available also!

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Starke County Big Tree Contest

You can submit nominations to the Extension office and if your tree is potentially one of the biggest, we will measure to confirm the measurements.

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Youth for the Quality Care of Animal

Quality Assurance programs are a great way to ensure our youth producers are creating a product we can be proud to consume. We are excited that we have the opportunity to offer this critical educational piece to our youth. This program will allow...

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