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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Email: uie-cjmm@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

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  • Fresh From the World...Where Your Food Comes From
    This site looks at 15 different popular foods and explores their histories and origins to help kids understand that their food comes from all over the world. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Great Plant Escape
    Join Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout as they uncover the mysteries of plant life. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Great Corn Adventure
    Zea Mays explains the importance of corn, how it grows, and its thousands of different uses. (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • Incubation & Embryology
    Teacher's guide for the 4-H Incubation and Embryology project including lesson plans, activities, and background resources.
  • Tree House Weather Kids
    Helps young people understand such things as why the weather changes, how we predict the weather, and how weather causes great destruction. (Intended for 5th-8th grade students)
  • Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
    Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees! (Intended for 6th-8th grade students)
  • ChooseMyPlate.gov
    MyPlate is designed to remind Americans to eat healthfully and make better food choices.
  • Character Education
    Cultivating knowledge for purposeful living, students learn through literature, art, humanities, and throughout the existing school curriculum the benefits and consequences of behavior.
  • Business of Babysitting
    Want to start your own babysitting business? Visit this site to learn what you need to know to become a great babysitter! (Intended for high school students)

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4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Environment and Energy Stewardship Family Life Horticulture Leadership and Local Government Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness