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

Morgan County
104 N Westgate Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: 217-243-7424
FAX: 217-243-1544
Email: uie-ccgms@illinois.edu
Hours: M–F, 8am-Noon, 1:00-4:30pm

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

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

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

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

Extension Snapshots

Extension Snapshots

Horticulture

  • 2016 Gardener's Day PDF
    The Calhoun-Cass-Greene-Morgan-Scott Unit conducts an annual Gardener’s Day to help get attendees ready for the upcoming growing season.

  • Beginning Beekeeping - Oct 2016 PDF
    5-part course covers the basics of keeping honey bees

  • Carnivorous Plants - Nov 2015 PDF

  • Commercial Tree Fruit Schools - February 2016 PDF
    University of Illinois Extension annually conducts commercial tree fruit schools to help producers improve production.

  • Emerald Ash Borer Recent Seminars 2015 PDF
    EAB seminars recently provided by Unit 15 Extension.

  • Fight the Attack of Invasive Species- Feb 2012 PDF
    University of Illinois Extension plays a key role in the attack against invasive species by educating to prevent, contain, and control the problem species.

  • Fighting the Attack of Invasive Species- Feb 2012 PDF
    University of Illinois Extension plays a key role in the attack against invasive species by educating to prevent, contain, and control the problem species.

  • Garden Blogs on Cutting Edge- July 2012 PDF
    Blogs reach gardeners with up-to-the-minute garden news. Staff and volunteers in the Calhoun-Cass-Greene-Morgan-Scott (CCGMS) Unit use cutting edge, science-based garden writing to educate and interact with local citizens in a whole new way.

  • Garden Blogs on Cutting Edge- July 2012 PDF
    Blogs reach gardeners with up-to-the-minute garden news. Staff and volunteers in the Calhoun-Cass-Greene-Morgan-Scott (CCGMS) Unit use cutting edge, science-based garden writing to educate and interact with local citizens in a whole new way.

  • Gardening 101 - June 2016 PDF
    Learning the ins and outs of starting your own garden.

  • Master Gardeners Make a Difference- Dec 2011 PDF
    Master Gardeners Volunteer work impacts a wide diversity of people and communities

  • Master Gardeners Make a Difference- Dec 2011 PDF
    Master Gardeners Volunteer work impacts a wide diversity of people and communities.

  • New Master Gardeners - April 2015 PDF
    New volunteers have successfully completed training to become Master Gardner Interns.

  • Traditional Programs Reach Home Gardeners- June 2012 PDF
    Horticulture programs in the Calhoun-Cass-Greene-Morgan-Scott (CCGMS) Unit reach residents using traditional face-to-face educational programs. Research shows that multiple delivery systems are necessary to reach broad groups of clientele and to successfully teach particular topics. However, many traditional clientele groups still learn best from an instructor in a traditional educational setting.

  • Traditional Programs Reach Home Gardeners- June 2012 PDF
    Horticulture programs in the Calhoun-Cass-Greene-Morgan-Scott (CCGMS) Unit reach residents using traditional face-to-face educational programs. Research shows that multiple delivery systems are necessary to reach broad groups of clientele and to successfully teach particular topics. However, many traditional clientele groups still learn best from an instructor in a traditional educational setting.

  • Tree Fruit Schools Improve Production PDF
    University of Illinois Extension Southern Illinois Tree Fruit Schools help producers improve production efficiency, enhance profitability, and ultimately provide quality produce that is safe for consumption.