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4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4590

260-481-6826 (phone)
260-481-6439 (fax)

Other Contacts:

Mike Talbott
CES Director
Extension Educator
4-H and Youth

Ricky Kemery
Extension Educator

Vickie Hadley, CFCS
Extension Educator
Consumer and Family Science

Gonzalee Martin
Extension Educator
Agriculture/Natural Resources

Barb Thuma
Extension Educator
4-H and Youth
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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
  • Consumer and Family Sciences
  • Consumer Horticulture
  • Leadership and Community Development
  • 4-H and Youth Development

What We Do:
  • An educational source for self-paced students, teachers, and groups.
  • A business resource for self-employed people, small businesses, and manufacturers.
  • A place where Indiana's young people become leaders.
  • A place where families learn and grow.
  • An agricultural organization that understands consumers.
  • A consumer organization that understands agriculture.
  • A research and support system for community development.
  • An objective source for scientific information.