4-H members & volunteers gathered on April 30 at the Montgomery County Extension office to assemble meal packets for local food pantries.Organizers of the Illini Fighting Hunger event report it was a hugely successful event. More than 40 volunteered.
Learn More about Macoupin & Montgomery County 4-H Package Over 12,000 Meals for Local Food Pantries. »
June 10, 2016. The registration fee of $30 covers round‐trip transportation to Soulard Market & the Missouri Botanical Gardens (admission price not included - $8.00). RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY MAY 9.
Learn More about Macoupin County Master Gardeners to Host Missouri Botanical Gardens & Soulard Market Bus Trip »
at Craig & Katie Paulek farm, Stonington, IL. This workshop will start with the basics of understanding parasite life cycles & then give tips on how to better manage sheep and goats to prevent internal parasite infections. Space is limited to the first 18
Learn More about Integrated SHEEP & GOAT Parasite Management Workshop - May 21 »
This Issue: Christian County LEADership Academy, West-Central Agronomy Day, Annie’s Project In Macoupin, Container Gardening, Healthy Tips for Road Trip Snacks, 4-H Health Jam, 4-H Ag Career Exploration Day, New 4-H Video Game Programing Club... and more!
Learn More about Spring 2016 Edition of Extension Connections Magazine is Out! »
3rd & 4th grade students from Christian County enjoyed a day of fun and exploration at the annual Conservation Day held April 21, 2016. Manners Park in Taylorville served as the perfect location for students to participate in hands-on activities.
Learn More about 400 Area Students Attend Christian County Conservation Day in Taylorville. »
Connie Niemann, Agricultural Literacy Program Coordinator for Macoupin County, is celebrating her 20th year teaching area youth about agriculture. We interviewed her recently about her experiences.
Learn More about Connie Niemann Celebrates 20 Years of Teaching Agriculture To Macoupin County Youth »
Jersey High School Ag Class Host 11th Annual 4-H Woodworking Class
Extension wishes to thank Mr. Goetten & his Ag Class for hosting the 4-H Woodworking Clinic for the 11th year. It's one of the most popular workshops offered by Jersey County 4-H. Everyone had a chance to try their hand at using the drill press.
Students in grades 6-9th will: Create a business plan, design a product using Computer Aided Drafting, market & present the idea, and 3D Print their product. This camp is coming to Carlinville, Hillsboro, Jerseyville, & Taylorville.
Learn More about 4-H Maker Monkeys Digital Fabrication Camp »
Learn from University of Illinois Extension horticulture experts from the comfort of your home computer! The FREE classes are live so you can ask questions. Pre-register to receive all instruction & materials you will need to join the program.
Learn More about Spring Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Schedule Announced »
This year's Garden Walk will feature homes in the Taylorville area. Sponsored by Christian County Master Gardeners, participants in this year’s Garden Walk will be treated to six enticing landscapes all unique to the owners’ tastes and interests.
Learn More about Christian County Garden Walk to be held on June 18 »