What is Purdue Extension?

The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation’s largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It is 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

Purdue Extension is…

Local Faces Countless Connections

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 and in doing that, we provide practical solutions to local issues. We provide information and expertise that is available in the form you want, when you want it. That’s Purdue Extension, Indiana’s home team advantage.