Ag in the Classroom Coordinator receives award
Melinda Charbonneau, Ogle County Ag in the Classroom Coordinator received the Illinois Leadership Council for Agriculture Education's Perry Schneider Special Award for contributions in improving and expanding Illinois Agricultural Education.
Join Horticulture educator Candice Miller as she shares the history, methods, and planning techniques for saving seeds from your garden. Participants are encouraged to brings seeds for an exchange!
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Hats Off to You!
250 Awards Sponsored - 1457 Blue Ribbons - 80 Grand Champion Rosettes - 176 Champion Rosettes - 59 Judges & 362 4-Hers! Thank you to all that helped make the 2014 Ogle County Fair a huge success!
It's not too late to join the 2014 Fall Master Gardener Training in Ogle County. Classes are Fridays from September 5 - November 21. Don't miss out on this fun, educational experience! Contact Lisa at 815-732-2191 for more information.
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Pond Management Workshop
Curious about your pond’s health? Join the DeKalb County Soil and Water Conservation District and University of Illinois Extension Office for their free workshop on Pond Management, August 28, at 6:00 p.m. Register online or by calling 815-758-8194.
Cyclists will travel through Stephenson, Carroll, JoDaviess, Ogle, and Winnebago Counties during the 19th Annual IAITC Bike Ride. Riders make brief stops at schools along the routes to raise awareness & convey the important message of ag to area students.
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Save the Date: Sunday, October 5 from noon to 5 pm. Satisfy your local food cravings and curiosities at this free event. Enjoy farm tours, demonstrations, and local food samplings. Questions call 815-544-3710.
Take the FORK on the road!
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Wellness & Resource Fair
Join us for the 2014 Wellness & Resource Fair on Friday, October 17 from 8:30 - 2 pm
at the Rock River Center in Oregon. The event is free and open to the public! Contact Lisa at 815-732-2191 for more information.