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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
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 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

Macon County 4-H youth were busy this week showcasing their talents, skills and creativity at the 2015 4-H Show. See what was happening thanks to an article and photos by Valerie Wells of the Herald & Review.

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Thinking about using fresh produce in dishes is part of the reason the Macon County SNAP-Ed program is part of the Macon County Health Department Farmers Market. See what they are providing at this market by taking a look at this article by Emily Steele in the Herald & Review.

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If you are one of the lucky people who get the Southern Piatt Record Herald, check out the great article about the work that the Piatt County Master Gardener Program has been doing at Bryant Cottage in Bement. If you don't get the paper, see the article by Kent Stock right here!

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The Macon County 4-H Program, Science is All About Me, has been busy working with youth all summer long. Take a look at what these 4-H youth have been up to thanks to coverage from Caitlin McClure of NOW Decatur/WSOY.

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Daylilies, a delectable treat. Find out how you can eat out of your own flowerbed. Thanks to the Herald & Review for the great articles and photos.

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SNAP (Super Nutrition Activity Program) was busy this summer providing youth an opportunity to taste healthy food alternatives. From hummus to whole wheat pancakes, junior leaders, showed younger youth all about healthy food options.

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Information and Resources for You

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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