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University of Illinois Extension serving Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties

Main Office
901 Illinois Avenue
PO Box 117
Waterloo, IL 62298
Phone: 618-939-3434
FAX: 618-939-7708
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office
1 Regency Plaza
Suite 200
Collinsville, IL 62234
Phone: 618-344-4230
FAX: 618-344-5602
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm - Closed 12 Noon to 1:00

EFNEP Training Center
1269 North 89th Street
Suite 3
East St. Louis, IL 62203
Phone: 618-397-4973
FAX: 618-397-8823
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Scott Air Force Base Youth Center
4691 Patriots Drive
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225
Phone: 618-256-4991
Hours: This office is only for Military 4-H Youth Programming

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University of Illinois Extension's Madison-Monroe-St. Clair Unit provides resources and programming to the community. Areas of program focus are: Horticulture, Community and Economic Development; and 4-H and Youth Development. We hope you find the information contained in our website helpful; if not, give us a call, we'd love to help you put knowledge to work.

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This is the time of year when many hunters bring home venison for the dinner table. For venison recipes and many other wild game recipes, browse the "From Field to Table" recipe booklet.

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2015 Gateway Green Industry Conference & Trade Show - January 27th & 28th Click here for the program brochure. Online registration is available to your right.

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Illinois First Detector Invasive Pest Workshop - January 29, 2015 $40 registration fee covers instruction, on-site lunch, and training materials. Pre-registration is required. Click here for program flyer. Online registration is available to your right.

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Soil fertility and the influence of crop production practices, environmental stewardship and market prices will be the focus of a Soil Fertility Seminar sponsored by University of Illinois Extension on February 27, 2015 at the Unit #22 Collinsville Branch office. Presentations will be delivered through web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and lunch will be provided. Those attending this seminar will learn about the most current nutrient management research and recommendations to both increase nutrient. This seminar will be facilitated by Robert Bellm, Commercial Agriculture Educator.

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Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) 2014-2015 schedules are now posted.

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Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener? Then U of I Extension is looking for YOU! Master Gardeners are adults of all ages who love gardening and are interested in expanding their gardening knowledge while also giving back to the community. The 2015 Master Gardener Class is now accepting applications. This class meets weekly each Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. from January 6 - April 14th. Cost for the class is $225 with a deposit of $125 due with the completed application. Click here for the cover letter and fillable application form.

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Information and Resources for You

4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Environment and Energy Stewardship Family Life Horticulture Leadership and Local Government Nutrition and Wellness Schools Online

Extension Meetings

Madison-Monroe-St Clair Extension Council Meeting Dates
Thursday January 15, 2015 • 6:30 PM
Gateway Green Industry Conference and Trade Show
Tuesday January 27, 2015 • 8:00 AM

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