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University of Illinois Extension serving Boone, DeKalb and Ogle Counties

Ogle County
421 W Pines Rd, Ste 10
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: 815-732-2191
FAX: 815-732-4007
Email: uie-bdo@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Boone County
205 Cadillac Court
Unit 3
Belvidere, IL 61008-1733
Phone: 815-544-3710
FAX: 815-544-4606
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

DeKalb County
1350 West Prairie Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178-3166
Phone: 815-758-8194
FAX: 815-758-8199
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 Boone-DeKalb-Ogle Unit is the link between University of Illinois and all of our friends and neighbors in Boone, DeKalb and Ogle counties. U of I Extension offers practical, research-based education to help people improve their lives and communities through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work. Please contact us at any of our offices with questions or to learn more about these educational or leadership opportunities. We also encourage you to add our site to your favorites list.

U of I Extension is based in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) and works with all colleges and units of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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You can make a fortune on a small farm, by working diligently and with commitment. Farming at any scale is a business; and it takes some work and effort. Learn more at the Making Small Acreage Profitable Workshop this spring.

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Registration open for 2018 Crop Management Conferences.

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U of I Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community. The series will provide practical knowledge on emerging topics. Check out the complete list of topics and speakers.

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The Agricultural Safety and Health program seeks to provide research-based information and resources that assist individuals and organizations in the understanding and prevention of injury and illness while working in and around Illinois agriculture.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Testing Clinics and Testing-only Schedule

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FREE Educational Materials Available! University of Illinois Extension is offering "touchable" museum artifacts and lessons in kits that are available for check out to area educators and organizations. An Artifact Speaks program examines a variety of ancient cultures such as Rome, Greece, Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, and India.

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4-H Youth Development Local Food Systems and Small Farms Environment and Energy Stewardship Nutrition and Wellness Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Family Life Horticulture Leadership and Local Government Schools Online

Extension Meetings

Boone/DeKalb/Ogle Extension Council
Thursday February 9, 2017 • 6:00 PM
Boone/DeKalb/Ogle Extension Council
Thursday June 8, 2017 • 6:00 PM
Extension Board Boone/DeKalb/Ogle Unit
Friday June 16, 2017 • 10:00 AM
Boone/DeKalb/Ogle Extension Council
Wednesday September 20, 2017 • 6:00 PM
Boone DeKalb Ogle Extension Council
Thursday November 9, 2017 • 6:00 PM

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