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University of Illinois Extension serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell Counties

Main Office (Tazewell County)
1505 Valle Vista
Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: 309-347-6614
FAX: 309-347-5472
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Fulton County)
15411 N IL 100 Highway
Lewistown, IL 61542
Phone: 309-547-3711
FAX: 309-547-3713
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Mason County)
127 S High St, Ste 1
Havana, IL 62644
Phone: 309-543-3308
FAX: 309-543-6239
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Peoria County)
4810 North Sheridan
Peoria, IL 61614
Phone: 309-685-3140
FAX: 309-685-3397
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

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2013 Annual Report for Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit.

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Check out University of Illinois Extension's new website on Health Care Reform!

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USDA Employment Opportunities in Food, Renewable Energy, and the Environment 2010-2015 The agricultural, food, and renewable natural resources sectors of the U.S. economy will generate an estimated 54,400 annual openings for individuals with baccalaureate or higher degrees in food, renewable energy, and environmental specialties between 2010 and 2015. Seventy-four percent of the jobs are expected in business and science occupations; 15 percent in agriculture and forestry production; and 11 percent in education, communication, and governmental services. You can find a copy of the full report ....

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The new 2014 edition of the Fulton County Plat Book is now available at University of Illinois Extension in Lewistown for $30.00. Premium wall maps are also available for $45.00. Money from the sale of these plat books goes to Fulton County SEFF (Support Extension & 4-H Fund). For more information, call Fulton County Extension at (309) 547-3711. Traditional landownership maps by township and range as well as aerial view maps, a land owner index for easy cross referencing, and a general county road map are all included in the plat book.

PSEP Training and Testing Schedule for 2013-2014.

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STARTING A FARMERS MARKET? Every market comes together differently. The combination of goals, resources, and organizational challenges are unique to each market. However, many markets have similar needs when they first get going. Farmers Market Coalition has created a guide designed to guide users through the process of starting a farmers market.

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Cash Farm Lease forms are available as a pdf file. You can type in them and print, or print blanks to fill in by hand. They can't be saved. Click on learn more to go to the form.

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Disaster Resources

Disaster Resources Blog

Current information on disaster resources for those responding to recent disasters in Central Illinois.

Questions? Contact Jason Haupt, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship at

Information and Resources for You

4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Environment and Energy Stewardship Family Life Horticulture Leadership and Local Government Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness Schools Online

Extension Meetings

Extension Council Meeting
Tuesday October 29, 2013 • 6:00 PM
Extension Council Meeting
Thursday March 20, 2014 • 6:30 PM

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