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University of Illinois Extension serving Boone, DeKalb and Ogle Counties

Main Office (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

Branch Office (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)

Branch Office (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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  • 2017 DeKalb County Farm Stroll PDF
    Sunday, September 17, 2017, 12-5pm Welcome to the Farm Stroll, a self-guided tour of DeKalb County's diversified family farms. There’s no beginning or end, just choose which farms to see and hit the road. Satisfy your local food cravings and curiosities on farms that grow your food! The Stroll is free, but bring cash for food and activities at the farms. Dress for a farm visit in all-weather clothes and closed-toe shoes. Turn in a completed Farm Stroll Passport for a chance to win prizes! Get info and share your pictures at facebook.com/northernilfarmstroll.

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