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University of Illinois Extension serving Logan, Menard and Sangamon Counties

Main Office (Sangamon County)
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
Email: uie-lms@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Logan County)
980 N. Postville Dr.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-732-8289
FAX: 217-735-5837
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Menard County)
420 S. 7th St.
Petersburg, IL 62675
Phone: 217-632-7491
FAX: 217-632-2425
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

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Thank you for visiting our website. Your local Extension offices give residents a local link to the University of Illinois. Educators provide training and expertise in a variety of areas such as small farms, horticulture, youth development, and SNAP education. U of I Extension provides educational programs and unbiased, research-based information to help Illinois residents improve their quality of life, develop skills and solve problems. That is why we say "Extending Knowledge, Changing Lives." We also encourage you to add our site to your favorites list.

Eating on a Budget

Plan some meals without meat.  Use dried beans, eggs, or peanut butter as a main dish.

--USDA Tip of the Week

Questions? Contact Kayla Swaar, Extension Educator, SNAP-Ed at kleve2@illinois.edu

Food Safety Tips

Examine bags of potatoes, onions, and fruits.  Throw out bad produce immediately.  Store potatoes and onions in a cool, dry place.  Store fruits and vegetables in the refrigerator.

--USDA Tip of the Week

Questions? Contact Kayla Swaar, Extension Educator, SNAP-Ed at kleve2@illinois.edu

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Extension Meetings

November, 2016 Extension Council Meeting
Tuesday November 15, 2016 • 7:00 PM

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