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University of Illinois Extension serving Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike and Schuyler Counties

Main Office (Adams County)
330 S. 36th St
Quincy, IL 62301
Phone: 217-223-8380
FAX: 217-223-9368
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Brown County)
108 N. Capitol Avenue
Mt. Sterling, IL 62353
Phone: 217-773-3013
FAX: 217-773-2614
Hours: Please call to check staff availability.

Branch Office (Hancock County)
550 N Madison
Carthage, IL 62321
Phone: 217-357-2150
FAX: 217-357-3598
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Pike County)
1301 E Washington
Pittsfield, IL 62363
Phone: 217-285-5543
FAX: 217-285-5735
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Schuyler County)
710 Maple Avenue
Rushville, IL 62681
Phone: 217-322-3381
FAX: 217-322-3382
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

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Thank you for visiting our website. University of Illinois Extension's Adams-Brown-Hancock-Pike-Schuyler Unit is the link between the U of I and all of our residents and communities. Extension staff offer practical, research-based education to help people improve their lives and communities through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work. Please contact us at 217-223-8380 with questions or to learn more about these educational or leadership opportunities. We also encourage you to add our site to your favorites list.

Unit Highlight

University of Illinois Extension Unit 14 is hosting Master Gardener training beginning January 24, 2017. If you are interested in applying to the program please download the application form. The cost of the training is $175 and covers the cost of the training as well as the Master Gardener Manual. Attendance at all training sessions is mandatory. After submission of the application you will be contacted for a short interview, upon acceptance into the training program you can submit submit payment via check or cash or via credit card through this registration page.

For more information or questions on the program contact Kari Houle or contact your local Extension office.

If you wish to apply for the program but do not live in Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike or Schuyler Counties please contact your local Extension office and let them know that you wish to take the Master Gardener training program in Unit 14 and they will have you fill the application materials through their office.

Questions? Contact Kari Houle, Extension Educator, Horticulture at

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