University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties
Main Office (Stephenson County)
Building R, Highland Community College,
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm
Branch Office (Jo Daviess County)
204 Vine, PO Box 600
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Branch Office (Winnebago County)
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Organic Weed and Pest Control Workshop presented by U of I Extension
Rockford, Ill., --The University of Illinois Extension—Winnebago County will be hosting a workshop on how to control weeds and pests sustainably and organically. The workshop will be at U of I Extension-Winnebago County, 1925 South Meridian Road, Rockford on Thursday, March 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Bill Lindenmier, U of I Extension Crop Systems Educator, will be presenting. This very informative workshop will help participants prepare for the growing season.
Topics covered include organic history overview, soil preparation including fertility, composting and mulching. Other topics will also cover innovative and mechanical weed control, garden layout and insect control.
Register by calling 815-986-4357 visit www.extension.uiuc.edu/winnebago . Cost is $15, which covers the materials and handouts.
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.
CONTACT: Andrea Hazzard, Local Foods Systems Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension-Winnebago County, 815-986-4357, firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Contact: Andrea Hazzard, Coordinator, Local Foods Systems, email@example.com