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University of Illinois Extension serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties

Main Office (Rock Island County)
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
FAX: 309-756-9987
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Branch Office (Henry-Stark County)
26234 Black Hawk Road
Galva, IL 61434
Phone: 309-853-1533
FAX: 309-853-1634
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Mercer County)
2106 SE Third Street
Aledo, IL 61231
Phone: 309-582-5106
FAX: 309-582-7338
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

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Today's Features

Cottage Food Law Workshop May 3rd Learn the requirements needed to sell home made foods at Farmer's Markets in Iowa and Illinois and get your pressure canner gauges tested!

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Don't miss the 2014 Master Gardener Plant Sale on Saturday, May 10 at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline, IL from 8 am - noon. Great selection!

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The free Rock Island Supermarket Shuttle will run on Saturdays from 10 am - 1 pm. Next date is April 19th. Get route information here.

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The FREE Supermarket Shuttle in Moline/East Moline will run again on Saturday, May 17, 1 - 4 p.m.

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Information and Resources for You

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

Extension Meetings

U of I Extension Council Notes from May 21, 2013
Tuesday May 21, 2013 • 6:00 PM
Meeting Notes from October 15, 2013
Tuesday October 15, 2013 • 6:00 PM
U of I Extension Minutes from January 30, 2014
Thursday January 30, 2014 • 6:00 PM
Extension Council Meeting Schedule 2013-2014
Tuesday March 18, 2014 • 6:00 PM

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