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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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  • 2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit PDF

  • 2017/2018 Ag Calendar PDF

  • 2018 Northern Illinois Farm Show
    With over 5,000 attendees and 200 local and leading exhibitors, the IDEAg Northern Illinois Farm Show is a convenient venue for producers in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa to meet with agribusinesses under one roof. The show will feature a multitude of highly informative and strong educational programs developed by University of Illinois Extension located in the main meeting room. FREE event; no registration required. Parking is $5. January 10 & 11, 2018 at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb.

  • 2018 Small Farms Winter Webinar PDF
    The Small Farm Webinar Series is a weekly educational series for the small farm community. These online presentations will give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing can improve profitability and sustainability.

  • 2018 Stateline Fruit & Vegetable Growers Conference PDF
    Join us for the 22nd Annual Stateline Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference. This year, our keynote presentation will be provided by Dr. Christelle Guedot from University of Wisconsin - Madison, who will be providing an update on Spotted Wing Drosophilia, an invasive insect on fruits. Our breakout sessions will cover insect, disease, and nutrient management in fruits and vegetables.

  • Certified Livestock Manager Training PDF
    University of Illinois Extension has scheduled workshops to provide Illinois livestock producers the manure management training they need to meet the requirements of the state's Livestock Management Facilities Act. 

  • Private Pesticide Applicator Training PDF

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