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

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Monday-Friday

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