Explore Local Programs
- Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Workshop - Mt. Vernon
Register by July 27, 2018
Read the Latest News
- Crop, Stock and Ledger
Crop, Stock and Ledger covers a variety of agricultural and natural resources issues.
- Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News
A newsletter on the production of fruit and vegetable crops in Illinois.
- Illinois Pesticide Review
The Illinois Pesticide Review provides concise information on legislation, regulations, and other developments directly impacting pesticide use in Illinois.
- The Bulletin
Weekly bulletins during the growing season, letting you know what problem pests to look for before they reach your field.
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Local Food Systems and Small Farms
Visit the Illinois Local Food Systems and Small Farms Website for more information on current events and programing
University of Illinois Plant Clinic
Let us help with your plant problems. We do plant and insect identification, diagnosis of disease, insect, weed and chemical injury (chemical injury on field crops only), nematode assays, and help with nutrient related problems, as well as recommendations involving these diagnoses.
A very useful center that will help you better manage and operate your farm operation.
Need to test your soil? Here's what you need to know.
Making sense of Illinois Agricultural and Horticultural regulations.
A clearinghouse for resources about composting.
Illinois Livestock Trail
Livestock related research from University of Illinois Extension animal systems specialists.
A helpful monthly guide to know what to do in your garden.
Agroecology/Sustainable Agriculture Program (ASAP)
ASAP facilitates and promotes research and education which protects Illinois' natural and human resources while sustaining agricultural production.
A clearninghouse for resources about the production and management of livestock manure.
Local Resources and Information
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- 2011-2012 Univ of Ill Small Farm Webinars
- 2012-2013 Univ of Ill Small Farm Webinars
- 2013-2014 Univ of Ill Small Farm Webinars
- 2014 - 2015 Univ of Ill Small Farm webinars
- 2015 - 2016 Univ of Ill Small Farm Webinars
- 2016 - 2017 Univ of Ill Small Farm Webinars
- Cover Crops
- Drought Information
- Farm To School Resources
- Farmers Market Information
- Food Preservation
- Food Safety
- For KIDS!
- Fruit Production
This is where lots of great information is stored that did not fit in other categories!
- High Tunnels
- Legal Issues for Farmers
- Marketing and Economics
- Michigan State University Extension Beginning Farmer Webinar Series
- Sheep and Goat
- Soil Health
- Spray Guides and Handbooks
- Tomato Production
- Vegetable Production