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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

WAND TV came to our very own Doug Gucker to talk about 2014 corn yields. Check out what everyone is talking about here in Macon County.

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The 4-H RoboStorms were a big hit at the Decatur Celebration. Check out all of the fun and innovative things that these 4-Hers are doing with robots. Thanks to Hugh Sullivan from the Herald & Review for showcasing the 4-H RoboStorms!

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It's time for Fall Gardening says Master Gardener Frank Grgurich. Check out what you need to get ready to grow your produce for the Fall. Thanks to Theresa Churchill from the Herald & Review for the article!

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University of Illinois Extension in Macon County and the SNAP! Program were showcased in the Herald & Review because of their upcoming part in the Decatur Celebration. Check out what's in store this coming Saturday!

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Thanks to support from the Macon County 4-H & Extension Foundation, the 100th Anniversary of Extension, was celebrated with popcorn, awards, and anxious movie goers in Macon County. Check out what excitement you missed by clicking below!

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From making things explode to sticking pencils through a bag of water, 5-7 year old kids in Macon County had a blast at 4-H Science Camp! Check out all the cool things they did to help them learn more about science.

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WICS in Springfield showcased the 2014 Macon County 4-H Show on their Top Stories. See what 4-Hers are learning besides basic cooking skills!

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Projects at the Macon County 4-H Show prompt exploration by 4-Hers. Check out the article written by Valerie Wells of the Herald & Review on the Macon County 4-H Show by clicking on the Learn More tab below.

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Understanding Food Labels was the hot topic at the YMCA "Putting Wellness to Work" series provided by University of Illinois Extension. Take a look at the article written by Cassie Burton from the Herald & Review.

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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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