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University of Illinois Extension serving Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties

Main Office (Lee County)
Sauk Valley Community College
173 Illinois Route 2, IF5
Dixon, IL 61021
Phone: 815-835-2070
FAX: 815-835-2073

Branch Office (Carroll County)
807D S Clay St
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Phone: 815-244-9444
FAX: 815-244-3708

Branch Office (Lee County)
280 W Wasson Rd
Amboy, IL 61310
Phone: 815-857-3525
FAX: 815-857-3527

Branch Office (Whiteside County)
100 E Knox Street
Morrison, IL 61270
Phone: 815-772-4075
FAX: 815-772-4077

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Wondering what to do with your 5, 10 or 20 acres? Explore alternatives to make those acres productive or to enhance their productivity. University of Illinois Extension Carroll, Lee Whiteside Unit has scheduled a workshop entitled “Putting Small Acres to Work” to help you explore some alternatives for your small acres. The workshop will be held Saturday, November 1 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 IL Rt. 2, in Dixon, IL

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Making your own gifts to give during the holidays can be a very rewarding task. Join the Lee County 4-H’ers on November 15 as they learn how to make different holiday gifts. A few of these gifts include, lattice necklaces, treats in a jar, pampered gifts, clay pot snowmen and more! These classes are open to anyone between the ages of 8 and 18.

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The University of Illinois Extension will be offering a 3-part introductory beekeeping course on November 7, 14, and March 17, 2015 at the Deere-Wiman Carriage House in Moline, Illinois. Classes will start at 10:00 a.m. and finish at 4:00 p.m.

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Want to learn more about cash leases and cash rent prices in Illinois. Illinois Farm Management Handbook is found on Farmdoc.illinois. Information in this handbook is useful in a variety of management decisions. Much of the data used in this section comes from the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management (FBFM) Associations.

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