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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. The Purdue Extension focuses on: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human and Health Sciences, Economic and Community Development and 4-H Youth.

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Purdue Whitley County Extension
geigert@purdue.edu
524 Branch Court
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-7615

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Featured Stories

chicory
Blue Roadside Flower - Chicory

As you travel Indiana’s backroads in July and August, you can observe what we might call...

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2022 4-H Beef Show
2022 Whitley County 4-H Fair & Indiana State Fair Results

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Vegetables at farmer's market
Explore and Experience Local Food

From farmer’s markets to roadside stands to local farms and other venues, local residents...

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goats
Understanding Agriculture: Goats

The goat is thought to be one of the first domesticated animals. Goats are found on every...

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sow with pigs
Understanding Agriculture: Swine

The term “swine” is synonymous with hogs or pigs, the subject of this article. The...

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organic agriculture field day Aug. 2
Organic Field Day Will Offer Considerations for Switching Some Fields to Organic Grain Production

This event has been canceled.

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