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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
Email: uie-jsw@illinois.edu
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

News Release

Soil and Water Management Seminar offers Continuing Education

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 web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

 

“Those attending will hear about the latest University of Illinois research on soil erosion and how extreme weather affects nutrient transport.  Other presenters from Purdue, Georgia and Missouri will discuss cover crop selection, soil microbes, and soil health tests,” says Duane Friend, U of I Extension Educator. Certified Crop Advisors will receive 4.5 continuing education units in Soil and Water Management by attending this seminar.

 

Registration is $45 per person, which includes lunch. The registration deadline is February 19.  Registration can be completed on-line at web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw or by calling the University of Illinois Extension: Jo Daviess County  (815) 858-2273, Stephenson County (815) 235-4125, or Winnebago County (815) 986-4357.

Source: Margaret Larson, County Director, mklarson@illinois.edu

Local Contact: Nikki Keltner, Program Coordinator (Stephenson County), nkeltner@illinois.edu