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Inspire Kids to Do

Through hands-on learning opportunities, 4-H inspires youth to explore their interests and lead in their communities. Their experiences grow the teamwork they need for life and career. 4-H empowers kids with the skills they need to lead for a lifetime. Youth and volunteer enrollment for the 2018-2019 program year is now open! Sign up today to begin your year of 4-H fun.

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Every dollar you donate supports our efforts to build vibrant communities, strong families, and profitable businesses on its Main Streets and at its farm gates – regularly reaching more than 620,000 people. Our team – including campus specialists and Extension Educators in all 92 counties – connects Indiana communities to world-class Purdue University research and a nationwide network of experts on agriculture, community, environment, family, food, and youth.

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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




Purdue Women in Agriculture Webinar - Grazing System Design

Available Online

12:00 PM




National 4-H Congress

Multiday Event


All Day




Professional Development Conference

Multiday Event

West Lafayette

All Day




Indiana Hop Production Workshop


08:30 AM




Crops, Forestry, Entomology CDE

08:00 AM