What is Purdue Extension? 

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 University Cooperative Extension Service program areas are: 

Agriculture and Natural Resources 
Health and Human Sciences 
Economic and Community Development 
4-H Youth Development

Purdue Extension is a service tailored to meet the needs of Indiana, needs we know firsthand. Our educators, specialists, and volunteers live and work in all 92 Indiana counties. We provide the link between Land Grant research and Indiana citizens. In doing that we provide practical solutions to local issues. We provide information and expertise that's available in the form you want, when you want it. That's Purdue Extension, Indiana's home team advantage.

Contact Us

Purdue Extension Office

111 W Washington Street


M - F 9:00am - 2:00pm 

Office Manager

Melanie Piercy



4H Youth Development Educator
County Extension Director
Brian Greer

Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator
Cheri Brown

Nutrition Education Program Assistant
Jane Hemmick

Community Wellness Coordinator
Chelsie Jaramillo

Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator
Currently Vacant


Mission Statement: We deliver practical, research-based information that transforms lives and livelihoods.

Vision Statement 
We will be a leader in providing relevant, high-impact educational programs that transform the lives and livelihoods of individuals and communities in Indiana and the world. 


Online 4H enrollment deadline (http://in.4honline.com)

4-H Enrollment dates: October 1, 2018 – January 15, 2019; after this date please come to the office to enroll