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.
Supply chain disruptions and material shortages are fueling speculation about a herbicide shortage for the 2022 agriculture growing season. Bill Johnson, Purdue professor of weed science and Purdue Extension weed specialist, is encouraging...Read More
Upcoming Starke County and State Extension Events
August - September 2021 Homemakers Newsletter
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...
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 ...
Up-to-date information about what is happening in the Starke County 4-H Program! Previous Newsletters are available also!
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.
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...