Jay Solomon, U of I Educator will present a program on radon.Program participants will learn what radon is and how it enters a home, the danger radon poses, and how a home can be tested for radon. This will be presented in all three counties in November.
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Winter Gardening Help is Available
Just because summer is over, doesn't mean your gardening questions need to wait for spring. During the winter months, our Master Gardeners are on-call. Feel free to call or drop-off a sample and our staff will see that it gets to our Master Gardeners.
Ogle 4-Her take first place at State Shooting Sports Shoot!
Greg Bolhous, from Mount Morris, took first place in the air rifle division at the 2014 Illinois 4-H State Shooting Sports State Shoot held Saturday, Oct. 18 at Brittany Shooting Park in Bunker Hill. Greg will be headed to the National Shoot in June!
Join Local Food Systems & Small Farms Educators Andy Larson and Grant McCarty to discuss “Marketing the Market: Planning Promotional Strategies to Grow Farmers Markets” at the Ogle County Extension office in Oregon from 1:00 - 4:00pm on Monday, November 1
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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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Join University of Illinois Nutrition and Wellness educator, Marilyn Csernus, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes educator for this informative program to learn how to control your ABC’s of diabetes.
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Check out the NEW Pesticide License Exam Preparation online course for Vegetable Crops. This course features four sections covering: application equipment and calibration, diseases, insect pests, & weed management.
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