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

Main Office (Monroe County)
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 (Madison County)
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)

East St. Louis Library Office
5300 State St.
East St. Louis, IL 62203

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.

Today's Features

Pumpkin Season - Find some fun facts, recipes and more.

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The ABC's of Community Gardens Workshops: November 5, 2016 March 11, 2017 April 29, 2017 May 20, 2017 See flyer for more information

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Would you like to become a Master Gardener? Training begins in January, 2017. Applications are due to the office by December 9, 2016.

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More information about Master Gardener Training beginning January, 2017

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Turkey Fun Facts and Recipes!

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Fall is the best time to plant grass according to Tom Voigt, University of Illinois Extension Turf Grass Specialist. Visit Lawn Talk to find out all you need to know about controlling weeds, fertilizing, patching dead areas and more.

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University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any of our programs, please contact our office at 618-939-3434 or 618-344-4230. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor pĆ³ngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.

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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

2017 Illinois Horseradish Growers Conference
Thursday January 26, 2017 • 8:00 AM
2017 Gateway Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference
Wednesday February 15, 2017 • 8:30 AM
2017 Gateway Green Industry Conference
Wednesday March 1, 2017 • 8:00 AM
Weekend Gardener
Saturday March 4, 2017 • 9:00 AM

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