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University of Illinois Extension serving Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union Counties

Main Office (Johnson County)
P.O. Box 158
208 E. Main
Vienna, IL 62995
Phone: 618-658-5321
FAX: 618-658-2028
Email: uie-ajmpu@illinois.edu

Branch Office (Massac County)
1438 W. 10th Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
Phone: 618-524-2270
FAX: 618-524-3948

Branch Office (Pulaski/Alexander Counties)
502 Oakley Lane
Mounds, IL 62964
Phone: 618-745-5200
FAX: 618-745-5201

Branch Office (Union County)
515 E Vienna St., Suite G
PO Box 604
Anna, IL 62906
Phone: 618-833-6363
FAX: 618-833-6304

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Welcome!

Welcome to University of Illinois Extension. Your local Extension office brings you reliable, research-based information in agriculture and natural resources, consumer and family economics, community and economic development and 4-H youth development. Our goal is simple . . . to help you put knowledge to work!

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Extension Meetings

Regional Economic Development Plan Rollout Session Planned
Thursday September 1, 2016 • 10:00 AM
Snacking and Packing Healthy Lunches - Webinar
Thursday September 8, 2016 • 12:00 PM
4-H Records Due
Friday September 16, 2016 • 8:00 AM
Teens as Teachers Training #1
Friday September 16, 2016 • 9:00 AM
4-H Youh Development Team Meeting at U of I Campus
Tuesday September 20, 2016 • 8:00 AM
Farm Bureau Safety Day Camp
Thursday September 22, 2016 • 9:00 AM
AJMPU Unit #27 Council Meeting
Wednesday September 28, 2016 • 11:00 AM
Harmony with Parenting and Work - Webinar
Friday October 7, 2016 • 12:00 PM
Family and Consumer Science - Aging Summit
Monday October 10, 2016 • 8:00 AM
Celebrate Youth Planning Meeting
Thursday October 20, 2016 • 9:00 AM
What's Your Job Worth
Friday November 4, 2016 • 12:00 PM
Healthy Holiday Habits
Thursday November 10, 2016 • 12:00 PM
4-H Youth Development Team Meeting
Wednesday January 18, 2017 • 8:00 AM
Pesticide Applicator TESTING ONLY
Thursday January 19, 2017 • 9:00 AM
Teens as Teachers Training #2
Wednesday January 25, 2017 • 9:00 AM
Pesticide Private Applicator - Training and Testing
Monday January 30, 2017 • 9:00 AM
International Night
Friday March 24, 2017 • 5:30 PM
Pre-Teen Conference
Friday April 7, 2017 • 5:00 PM
Teens as Teachers Training #3
Friday April 28, 2017 • 9:00 AM
Celebrate Youth
Tuesday May 16, 2017 • 9:00 AM

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