Lake County

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The 2018 Purdue Extension Annual Report

All in a Day’s Work

Transforming lives and livelihoods every hour of every day.

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Recent Stories

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis has hit Indiana hard and is a complex problem for communities. Purdue Extension is addressing this issue with community-based prevention education.

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Revitalizing small towns

Purdue Extension partners with the Hometown Collaboration Initiative, helping small towns capitalize on their potential to flourish.

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Eyes in the sky

Agriculture’s next wave is digital. That means data-driven diagnoses, forecasts, and assessments. Unmanned aerial vehicles are crucial to that toolkit, and Purdue Extension is setting best practices for farmers across Indiana.

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Encouraging Indiana’s future entrepreneurs

Indiana 4-H Youth Development has always grown the next generation of leaders. Today, that also means entrepreneurship. Purdue Extension and the Indiana 4-H Entrepreneurship Academy create opportunities for youth to dream big.

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Upcoming Events

Mon

18

Feb

Crop Marketing & Farm Finance Workshops

Multiday Event

Tipton

09:00 AM

Mon

18

Feb

Nutrition Education Program - Eating Smart & Moving More lessons

Multiday Event

Merrillville

12:00 PM

Tue

19

Feb

Nutrition Education Program - Eating Smart & Moving More lessons (Spanish)

Multiday Event

East Chicago

09:00 AM

Tue

19

Feb

"Making Your 2019 Crop Insurance Decisions" Webinar

Anywhere

01:00 PM

Tue

19

Feb

4-H Knitting Club - A Lake County 4-H SPARK Club

Multiday Event

St. John

04:00 PM