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University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties

Stephenson County
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Jo Daviess County
204 Vine, PO Box 600
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Phone: 815-858-2273
FAX: 815-858-2274

SNAP Ed Office
650 North Main St
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 779-423-0982

Winnebago County
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329

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Welcome to the University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties. Using the vast resources of the U of I, Extension provides practical, research-based information to make a positive difference in people's lives. Explore our website and let us help you put knowledge to work!

Today's Features

Want to register for an upcoming program in Winnebago, Stephenson, or JoDaviess County with the Univ. of IL Extension? See the list of all our upcoming program registrations on the right side of this page or call a local office for details!

See the newest Unit 1 Ag Newsletter below!

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The upcoming Driftless Region Beef Conference, Jan. 25-26, 2018 will feature distinguished speakers from across the Midwest spotlighting big picture issues facing the beef industry. University of Illinois Extension is co-sponsoring the conference at the Grand River Conference Center, Dubuque.

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CERTIFIED LIVESTOCK MANAGER TRAINING WORKSHOPS have been scheduled throughout the state and in Freeport on February 14. For information about this event and details about registration please click below.

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FAST Tools Workshop set for February 27, 2018 in FREEPORT. To REGISTER and for more info, click below.

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The Univ. of IL Extension is again hosting the Small Farms Winter Webinar Series, featuring practical lunch-hour presentations on small farm enterprises and strategies. Participants can tune in right from their desk or laptop every Thursday at noon from January 18 through March 29, 2018. The 12-part series will include presentations on soil contamination, organic certification, community food systems, and native pollinators. A complete list of topics and free registration is available below.

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Soil and water interactions will be the focus of a Soil and Water Management Webinar sponsored by University of Illinois Extension on February 20, 2018. The workshop will be held at the University of Illinois Extension in Jo Daviess, Stephenson, and Winnebago Offices. Presentations will be delivered via PowerPoint and web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

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University of Illinois Extension and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) are please to offer up to 54 scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year.

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See what's happening in Stephenson County in November & December in the newest Program & Events flyer below!

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Information and Resources for You

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

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