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University of Illinois Extension serving Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties

Main Office (Whiteside County)
12923 Lawrence Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-632-3611
FAX: 815-716-8922

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

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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!

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On September 9th, 2015, join specialists from University of Illinois Extension and Illinois Natural Resources Conservation Service for a workshop and pasture walk on grazing management for fall pasture.

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Check out our wellness programming that will be offered this fall...great for all ages.

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Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Course This course, December 8th and December 11th, meets the 8 hour coursework and examination required by the state of Illinois for either the initial Food Service Sanitation Manager certification, or the recertification, which is required every 5 years.

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Home Gardening questions?? Check out our Master Gardener Hotline Hours at your local Extension Office.

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Does your garden need a new look? Join University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener's as we explore the different types of gardens. Participants will learn all about four season gardening, using native plants, creating a natural fairy garden, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, shade gardening and historic gardens. Don’t miss out at the following locations:

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Information and Resources for You

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

Extension Meetings

Unit 4 Extension Council
Tuesday September 15, 2015 • 6:30 PM

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