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!

Whitley County 4-H Enrollment Now Open!

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Whitley County 4-H
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Upcoming Whitley County and State Extension Events

Featured Stories

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Hotbeds and Cold Frames

I recently wrote that starting seeds indoors is one way to get a head start on growing vegetables or annual flowers. Another way to get a head start is by using hotbeds or cold frames. These structures can be built by homeowners, and they...

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Purdue Extension to Offer ‘Mental Health First Aid’

Are you, or is someone you care about, experiencing farm stress or other forms of stress that worry you? Mental Health First Aid is a course to educate individuals about how to interact with and support someone who may be developing a mental...

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Starting Seeds Indoors

While things are frozen and white outside, some home gardeners are thinking about getting a head start on garden plants by starting seeds indoors. Rosie Lerner, Purdue University consumer horticulture specialist (recently retired), authored the...

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WHITLEY COUNTY 4-H TRIPS

This area contains information on the 4-H trips offered through the Whitley County 4-H program that a 4-H'er may be eligible for and to participate in! 4-H'ers in grades 3-12 are eligible to attend any of the 4-H Trips. 4-H Trips...

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2022 Fort Wayne Farm Show

The Fort Wayne Farm Show is returning after having a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19.  This year’s Farm Show will take place from Tuesday, January 18 through Thursday, January 20 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort...

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2022 News Archive - Agriculture and Natural Resources, Whitley County

Find recent agriculture and natural resources-related articles for this year that have cycled off our main pages.

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