Welcome to Johnson County

What We Do

We improve lives and livelihoods by delivering tested and trusted educational resources. Our focus is on providing educational programming and resources in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human and Health Sciences, Economic and Community Development and 4-H Youth Development.  We work with various partners, agencies, schools and community programs to make Johnson County the place we call home.

Program Areas

Contact Us

Purdue Extension Johnson County
484 N Morton Street
Franklin, IN 46131

We are open 8 am to 4:30 pm ET
(317) 736-3724

Johnson County Staff

2023-24 Johnson County 4-H Rule Changes

 Complete updated Johnson County 4-H Handbook are available by the end of January each year.



Johnson County Extension Homemakers


Any Johnson County resident may enter exhibits into the Open Class at the fair.  Each May we publish the updated Open Class Fair Book for all the details or call our office at 317-736-3724.  Paper copies may be picked up at our office after May 1.


Johnson County Fair July 14-20, 2024 

Upcoming Johnson County and State Extension Events

Featured Stories

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2024 Johnson County 4-H Handbook

Purdue Extension Johnson County 4-H Handbook 2024

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2023-24 Johnson County 4-H Rule Changes

Johnson County Indiana 4-H Rule Changes 2023-24

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2024 Johnson County 100 Years Logo
2024 Johnson County Fair Theme

Purdue Extension Johnson County is celebrating 100 years of the 4-H program in 2024. Special...

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2023-2024 Mini 4-H Information

Purdue Extension Johnson County Mini 4-H Enrollment and Projects

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2023 Johnson County 4-H Fair Entry

Fair Entry is now open for Johnson County 4-H Members and Mini 4-H Members to enter their...

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Urban / Community Gardens

Start a Community-based Garden With Purdue Extension, from improving access to fruits and...

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Featured Story


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Cruel, Cruel, Cruel Summer Unlikely

The Climate Prediction Center outlook is calling for a warmer, slightly wetter summer around Indiana, with the wetter signal in southern Indiana giving way to equal chances for above normal, normal, or below normal precipitation in northern Indiana.

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