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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: 815-835-2070
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

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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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Check out when everything is happening at your local 4-H fair this summer.

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Summer Programming....see what we have to offer for the entire family this summer.

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

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Join us this year at the Whiteside County 4-H Show Crafts & Vendor Day- Saturday, July 18th -Download the form here.

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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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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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