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University of Illinois Extension serving Calhoun, Cass, Greene, Morgan and Scott Counties

Main Office (Morgan County)
104 N Westgate Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: 217-243-7424
FAX: 217-243-1544
Hours: M–F, 8am-Noon, 1:00-4:30pm

Branch Office (Calhoun County)
818 S. Park, P.O. Box 366
Hardin, IL 62047
Phone: 618-576-2293
FAX: 618-576-8013
Hours: Tues/Thurs, 8am-Noon, 1:00-4:30pm

Branch Office (Cass County)
651 S Job
Virginia, IL 62691
Phone: 217-452-3211
FAX: 217-452-7260
Hours: M/W/F, 8am-Noon, 1:00-4:30pm

Branch Office (Greene County)
RR 3, Box 129C
Route 67 North
Carrollton, IL 62016
Phone: 217-942-6996
FAX: 217-942-3827
Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 8am-Noon, 1:00-4:30pm

Branch Office (Scott County)
401 N. Walnut
Winchester, IL 62694
Phone: 217-742-9572
FAX: 217-742-3582
Hours: Tues/Thurs, 8am-Noon, 1:00-4:30pm


University of Illinois Extension in the Calhoun-Cass-Greene-Morgan-Scott Unit is the link between University of Illinois Extension and YOU. U of I Extension offers practical, research-based education to help people improve their lives and communities through learning partnerships. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any University of Illinois Extension programs within Calhoun/Cass/Greene/Morgan/Scott counties, contact Aaron Dufelmeier at 217-243-7424.

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Want to know more about the Master Gardener program? Join us for an informational meeting discussing the Master Gardener program as well as the upcoming Master Gardner training in February 2017.

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Master Gardener Training - Have you ever been interested in becoming a Master Gardener? Now's your chance! We will be offering Master Gardener training starting in February 2017. Classes will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

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