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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 JoDaviess, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties. Using the vast resources of the Univ. of IL, the 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

The University of Illinois Extension offices in JoDaviess, Stephenson, & Winnebago counties will be closed on Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24 to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving too!

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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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 what's happening in Winnebago County in October & November in the newest Program & Events flyer below!

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

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Check out the upcoming programs in Jo Daviess County.

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You are invited to the 2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum. Join us on this 3-part series and get energized as you network with volunteers, county-based staff and state specialists from across the country! Leave with new ideas you can use to grow 4-H in your community.

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Looking for local food? Check out the 2017 Local Foods Directory of Northern Illinois!

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IT'S HERE, the 2017 Northwest IL LOCAL FOODS DIRECTORY, which includes over 50 local farms and businesses supporting local foods. Click below to download and print a copy.

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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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