Find out more about the Master Gardener Program by clicking on the word Master Gardeners to the right. If you are ready to sign yourself up; choose from the online application under online forms and surveys or for printable copy click on the link below.
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Join our Master Gardener program on a trip to the Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail on August 27, 2014. Call 217.877.6042 to reserve your seat today!
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Piatt County 4-H Show
These Piatt County 4-Hers showed off their 4-H pride by wearing their 4-H club shirts at the 2014 Piatt County 4-H Show. These 4-Hers showed various projects throughout the day.
Egg Toss Anyone?
These DeWitt County youth participated in the Sneaky Science Spin Club. Throughout the four day program, youth participated in several different science experiments. These youth are getting ready to toss their egg and see how it lands!
I LOVE Apples!
The Summer Lunch Program in DeWitt County is coming to a close. Learning about nutritious snacks was the topic of conversation the day this picture was snapped. We think she is enjoying this apple a ton!
Macon County Awards Celebration
DeWitt County Sneaky Science SPIN Club
Kyle McGlothlin and Caden Deerwester are learning new and fascinating ideas about science through the Sneak Science SPIN Club. Each day the youth do a variety of fun and informative science experiments.
Don't Throw It, Grow It!
4-Hers in DeWitt County learned all about growing vegetables, veggie snacks and how to regrow vegetables for a second harvest during 4-H Summer Programs. Pictured left to right are: Kyle McGlothlin, Ethan Aughenbaugh and Chloe Barth.
4-H Members Will Do Anything For Their Projects!
That's right, rain didn't stop Dewitt County 4-Her, Grace Arnold from showing her cow at the Illinois State Fair. She made sure that her cow made it to the show ring nice and dry. Photo is courtesy of Illinois State Fair Junior Show Website.
Take a Fall Farm Tour of Piatt County showcasing the hustle of the farmers to harvest their row crops. Join us on September 13, 2014 from 11:00am-12:30pm for this exciting event. Take a look at the Harvest Hustle registration for tons more information!
Take the Family Mealtime Challenge from September 21-27, 2014. Receive daily meal tips, informational Facebook posts, and some simple and easy recipes for your family.
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Fall Gardener's Day
Join us for a Fall Gardener's Day at the Piatt County Farm Bureau office on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Topics include Don't Stop Gardening, Seed Saving, and Good Enough to Eat. Find out more by clicking on Fall Gardener's Day event registration.
We are excited to announce our new online course for Food Preservation. This 8 module course covers: food safety, canning basics, freezing, drying foods, and many others.
The course is all online and the self-paced modules are easy to complete wheneve
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We have tons of new events for Summer & Spring! See what new and exciting programs that you would like to register for now with us. Don't forget to check out our informative new blog Buckets, Bales, & Bushels on the right side of the homepage!
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