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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
Email:uie-clw@illinois.edu

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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Thank you for visiting our website. University of Illinois Extension is the link between the U of I and all of our friends and neighbors in Carroll, Lee and Whiteside counties. Our programs are research-based and practical. Browse our site for the latest in news, tips, programs and volunteer opportunities!

Today's Features

Staying Local and Legal – Direct Sales of Meat and Poultry in Illinois- Workshop on July 28 in Oregon, IL.

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Preserve the Taste of Summer: We are excited to announce our new online course for Food Preservation. This 8 module course covers: food safety, canning basics, canning acid foods, pressure canning low-acid foods, preparation and canning of pickled and fermented foods, making and preserving fruit spreads, freezing food, storage of frozen and refrigerated foods, and drying foods

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Have a gardening question? Call one of our Master Gardeners on the Helpline!

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Wilt, Spot, and Speck…Tis Tomato Disease Season...The last week has proven a large infiltration of these disease causing pathogens of Fusarium/Verticillium, Bacterial Spot and Speck, and Septoria Leaf Spot.

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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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4-H Fairs are coming to a town near you...check it out. Find the 2014 Schedule of events for Carroll, Lee and Whiteside 4-H Fairs.

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Check out all the Horticulture programming in the Carroll-Lee-Whiteside Unit. Herbs, Propagation, Container Gardening, Master Naturalist are just a few of the topics you don't want to miss out on.

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Become a Master Gardener....sign up now for the fall training session starting in September in Oregon, IL.

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4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Family Life Horticulture Nutrition and Wellness

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