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

Main Office (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

Branch Office (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

Branch Office (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!

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See the newest Unit 1 Ag Newsletter below!

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Interested in healthy eating to prevent or control heart disease? Register for this 2-part program called "Meals for a Healthy Heart", on Feb. 16 & 23, from 6-8:30pm at the Lena Comm. Center. Cost is $20/person for both sessions. To register, click on Program Registrations on right side of this page & see flyer below.

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Make Manure Safety a Priority this Fall. For helpful tips on how to keep yourself and other farm workers safe around manure pits and equipment follow this link.

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Certified Livestock Manager Training will be offered in 8 locations across the state this coming February. One training will be held locally in Freeport on February 15. For more information or to register for a training click the link below.

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Northwestern IL Forage & Grassland Council sponsoring hay & straw auctions again at Orangeville Boco Mini-Mart on Route 26, Orangeville. See the link below for more information.

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See what's happening in Stephenson County during November & December in our flyer below!

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Information and Resources for You

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

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