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

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Whitley County 4-H Enrollment Now Open!

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Expert Advice for Fall Tree Care

Trees represent significant investments of time and money in our home landscapes, and they can enhance property values. What are some things you can do this fall to minimize potential injury to trees and enhance their chances to survive and thrive...

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Autumn’s Sublime Display of Color

Sometimes Mother Nature puts on quite a show, and I think Autumn color is some of her best work. The science behind the color is a fascinating study.

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Extension Homemakers Holiday Bazaar

2021 Extension Homemakers Holiday Bazaar is November 6 from 9 am - 3 pm at the 4-H Center. If you would like to rent a space...see the link below!

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Purdue’s INClimate Website Offers Storm of Useful Weather and Climate Information

Even though we’ve had warm weather recently, we all know that sooner or later we’ll awaken to sights of the first fall frost. Historically, when can we expect that event, and what are the chances of that event occurring before or after...

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4-H Open House

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It’s Autumn in Indiana, Time to Enjoy Apples!

Have you visited an orchard lately? Local orchards may offer fun activities, gift shops, and of course – fresh apples and apple products. It may also be an opportunity for memorable family outings. Because of their personal love for apples,...

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