2014 Farm Bill: Making the ARC/PLC Decision
Join U of I Extension and the FSA as they guide you through the decision-making process for commodity programs in the 2014 Farm Bill. It will be offered in Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle. Please see our calendar for dates, times, and registration.
DeKalb County Master Naturalist Graduation
Master Naturalist trainees finished their classroom instruction & field study portion of training. Upon graduation, Master Naturalist volunteers are expected to complete 60 hours of volunteer service over the course of two years to become certified.
Join us for an afternoon of learning, crafting and fun on Wednesday, December 3 from 1:30 - 3:30 at the DeKalb County Extension office. Participants will take home their crafts created during the class.
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The theme this year is Be Smart About Your Heart, Control the ABCs of Diabetes. Learn more about how diabetes increases the risk of heart disease & how to lower that risk by lowering your ABCs: the A1C test, Blood pressure, Cholesterol, and Stop Smoking.
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Join Candice Miller for 'Horticulture for the Holidays.' The program will feature information about poinsettias and evergreens and will conclude with a make and take evergreen project.
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Do you have a few extra acres you’d like to put to good use? Learn some economically viable alternatives to make those acres productive at this full-day workshop on Saturday, Dec 6 from 9am to 4pm at the NIU Rockford Meeting & Conference Center.
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"In the Kitchen With Whole Grains" is designed to help participants learn how to recognize & prepare whole grains. This program is hosted at the Rock River Center on Friday, December 12 from 1:30-2:30 PM. Call the Rock River Center at 815-732-3252.
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