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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Main Office (Macon County)
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Email:uie-dmp@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (DeWitt County)
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Piatt County)
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

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Welcome!

Welcome to University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon, & Piatt Counties. We are excited to be invested in your community! The DeWitt-Macon-Piatt Extension Unit offers practical, research-based education to improve lives and communities. Please contact us in DeWitt County at 217-935-5764, in Macon County at 217-877-6042, and in Piatt County at 217-762-2191 with questions or to learn more about our educational or leadership opportunities.

Today's Features

4-H Families Take on a Food Challenge to Create a Healthy Snack

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Macon County 4-H members and their families were showcased on the Herald & Review website in a photo gallery showcasing the 4-H Family Food Challenge. Teams were tasked with creating a healthy snack with mystery ingredients. Check out all of the great photos!

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Questions on How to Cook a Turkey?

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PUTTING SMALL ACRES TO WORK! Putting a few extra acres to work can bring in additional income, provide an opportunity to experiment with a new enterprise, or develop an interest/hobby for its educational or entertainment value. How to get started is the question.

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The Macon County Robostorms 4-H Club showcased the importance and versatility of being able to use a 3D Printer at a club meeting with the Forsyth Fantastics this past Saturday. Find out what you can do with a 3D Printer in this article from the Herald & Review!

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Garfield Montessori School youth are taking on the challenge of becoming teen teachers and telling others about rethinking their drink. Find out more about what these youth are up to in this Herald & Review article by Valerie Wells.

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University of Illinois Extension is proud to be celebrating our 100th Anniversary. Thanks to the Herald & Review, U of I Extension's history and future were showcased in the paper. Thanks to Emily Steele for the great article. Take a look for yourself and see how we are still impacting our community even after 100 Years!

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4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Consumer Economics Environment and Energy Stewardship Horticulture Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness Schools Online

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