Purdue Extension Rush County, Indiana


Fair Entry Reminder

As a reminder, in addition to 4-H Online, please register your projects for fair into Fair entry. Please go to https://rushcountyindiana.fairentry.com and have these entered by April 18th, so we are able to print…

Rush County Extension Homemakers’ Sewing Seminar


Saturday, April 9, 2016 9 a.m. – 3:30 at the Root Memorial 4-H Building on the Rush County Fairgrounds 1301 N. Sexton Street, Rushville, Indiana


Joan Webb

Fabric Artist: “Fabric Dying and Surfacing” at 1:00 p.m. …

Keeping Food Safe During Emergencies


Disasters can come in many forms, including straight-line winds, tornadoes, fires, floods, and snow and ice storms. In any of these emergency situations, three problems com-monly arise. The first is a lack of incoming supplies. The second is damage to …

Money Smart Week April 23-30, 2016


In support of Money Smart Week® Indiana the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest Committee and partner organizations are once again sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest for students in Grades 6 through 8. This year’s Money Smart Question should be ans…

2016 Rush County Fair Handbook


Need help deciding what project to take in 4-H? Please take a look at the 2015 Fair Handbook. Inside you will find all the projects listed as well as the exhibit requirements. You can enroll for 4-H by going here. Please fee…

Geranium Sales Are Here


Rush County Junior Leaders are selling Geraniums again this year. Plant colors are Red, Vi…

4-H Enrollment


4-H enrollment is going on right now. We prefer that you enroll by January 10. Online enrollment ends at midnight January 15. For assistance, call 932-5974.


4-H Youth Development Educator Position Open


The Purdue Extension-Rush County 4-H Youth Development Educator position has been posted (#1502511). This fulltime position will remain advertised until the best qualified candidate has been selected. For information about a Purdue Extension career a…

Applications for Indiana 4-H Dairy Youth Academy

Applications are now being accepted for the Indiana 4-H Dairy Youth Academy, a program for students in grades 10-12 who want to learn more about careers in the dairy industry.

Academy participants…

Collegiate 4-H Winners


Congratulations Collegiate 4-H award winners! Thanks for a great year!!


Attention all youth in 6-8 grades!

Attention all youth in 6-8 grades! We have a great new opportunity coming up next month! Our first ever 4-H Fluid Power Challenge will be held on May 9th, this will be the workshop and learning day for teams of 4-5 and June 13th will be the challenge day wh…

Spring 2015 4-H Newsletter


The Spring Newsletter is here.


2015 4-H Camp and 4-H Teen Camp

To receive an application, click on the appropriate camp below.
4-H Camp (grades 3 – 5), and 4-H Teen Camp (grades 6 – 8).

To all 4-H’ers and volunteers:

As of noon on 4/22, we still have 619 red, 223 violet, 113 white, 102 salmon, and 141 pink geraniums for sale. That is over a thousand plants! If you haven’t yet ordered, you may email an order to kamos@purdue.edu, or call it in to 932-5974. Each Jr. L…

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