Do you know a 6th -12th grade student interested in a career in medicine? Then the 4-H Medical SPIN Club in Taylorville may be for them. By popular demand we have lowered the age requirement and are now opening up to junior high aged students as well.
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Youth learn the basics of measuring ingredients, kitchen and food safety, and following a recipe. Kathy Stine, a retired teacher, taught the class and being true to her profession…the kids had a refresher on fractions.
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Amanda Cole, County Extension Director, is pleased to introduce Fikan as the new Christian County Agricultural Literacy Program Coordinator. Rachel will be visiting elementary schools throughout the County to provide education in ag related topics.
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UNIT 18 HCEA SPRING RETREAT - April 21, 2015 (10 am to 2:00 pm)
Please join fellow HCE members from Christian, Jersey, and Macoupin counties for a fun day of learning to cook with culinary herb and crafting a hanging yard ornament to take home. Lunch will be served. RSVP by April 16.
Montgomery County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Celebrate National Ag Day With Area Teachers
The Montgomery County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee gave each 2nd grade teacher an Ag in the Classroom t-shirt and tote. The students received ag themed coloring books with soybean crayons. Pictured are the 2nd grade teachers at JD Colt School, Litchfied.
2015 Christian County Garden Walk
Saturday June 20th - 9 am - 4 pm
Held Rain or Shine!
Tickets $8 in Advance, $10 Day of the Walk
For more Information or Tickets Contact
University of Illinois Extension Unit 18
1120 N. Webster St. Taylorville, IL 62568
* Agronomy Day Preview
* Winter Garden Tips
* How to make a New Year’s Resolution that lasts!
* 4-H Cooking Clubs are baking up fun & learning.
* Communities learn to live healthier lives
* Saving a one-of-a-kind neighborhood.
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Bob Lentz, Director of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau, presented a donation of $10,000 to the “Ag In The Classroom” program.This generous donation allows Extension to educate students about the important role agriculture plays in our day-to-day lives.
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