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


County offices

Whitley County Staff

Upcoming Whitley County and State Extension Events

Farm Safety Yields Results

Fall harvest time can be one of the busiest and most dangerous seasons of the year for the agricultural industry. For this reason, September 19-25, 2021.

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2021 Whitley County 4-H Fair & Indiana State Fair Results

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Purdue Extension.
Whitley County Newsletters

2021 September/October issue of the Extension Educator is hot off the press! Come out and enjoy the Extension Homemakers Garage Sale on September 18 and the Autumn Harvest Festival on October 16 at the 4-H Fairgrounds!!

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Fall armyworm damage; photo credit: Jeff Burbrink
Invasion of Fall Armyworms

The hot topic at the Extension office this past week has been fall armyworms. Farmers are finding fall armyworms in their pastures and hay crops, and homeowners are seeing alarming damage to home lawns.

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Purdue Extension.
This Bee Look-Alike Has No Sting

This Bee Look-Alike Has No Sting

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