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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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"LIVE It Up!" is a two-day conference for youth ages 13 to 18 years. It will be held on November 7-8, 2014 at the Northern Illinois University Holmes Student Center in DeKalb (on Friday), and at the Center for Agriculture in Sycamore (on Saturday).

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Exploring Our Environment offered Saturday, October 4 in Mt. Carroll University of Illinois Extension will be hosting three environmental workshops on Saturday, October 4 at Naaman Diehl Auditorium in Mt. Carroll. The day starts at 10 am with “Clearing the Air About Radon”, followed by “Making Your Own Rain Barrel” over lunch break and “Weather Observer” class starting at 1 pm.

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The Ogle County Services Network is sponsoring their annual Wellness & Resource Fair for adults on Friday, October 17 from 8:30 – 2 pm at the Rock River Center, 810 South 10th St. in Oregon. Flu Vaccines will be available by the Ogle County Health Department.

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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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Check out our new spin clubs for the upcoming year.

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2014 Fall Fest Registration Form for all Carroll, Lee and Whiteside 4-H Clubs.

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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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