University of Illinois Extension
January 9, 2017
Duane Friend

Educator Duane Friend talks about new found uses for a tree once common in Illinois.

 
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December 7, 2016
Dave Shiley

Bird feeding is a popular past time. Dave Shiley, Extension Educator, describes how things like feeder placement can make a difference to your bird feeding success.

 
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October 25, 2016
Duane Friend

Extension Educator, Duane Friend, talks about proper cleaning of gutters during the fall.

 
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October 10, 2016
Gary Letterly

Extension Educator, Gary Letteryly talks about

  • Illinois Drainage Research and Outreach Programs (I-DROP website)
  • Projects currently underway
    • Dudley Smith Initiative – Balancing Water Quality and Nutrient Management Goals for Intensification of Corn Systems
    • Assessing Tradeoffs of Recommended BMP's to Reduce Nutrient Losses
  • Other projects with an Extension outreach component dealing with "big data" to improve crop production, management, profitability and environment
 
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September 1, 2016
Jason Haupt

Extension Educator Jason Haupt explains the benefits of using native plants in your plantings.

 
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August 11, 2016
Peggy Doty

Peggy Doty, Extension Educator in Natural Resources, talks about Monarch Butterflies and how Illinois residents can improve habitat for them.

 
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June 21, 2016
Jay Solomon

Extension Educator, Jay Solomon explains why invasive species can be a threat to our landscapes, and food production.

 
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May 16, 2016
Duane Friend

In this podcast, Educator Duane Friend talks about potential ramifications of global warming on the client in Illinois.

 
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April 1, 2016
Jason Haupt

Jason Haupt, Extension Eductor for the University of Illinois explains in this podcast how to better control insects like mosquitos in your yard without resorting to pesticides.

 
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March 18, 2016
Peggy Doty

Coyotes have to be one of the most misunderstood species in Illinois and the U.S. They conjure up mixed feelings of fear, anger, and for some wild beauty. Many of these feelings depend on who you are, where you live, and even what you do for a living. Coyotes get blamed for many things they do and don't do in our spaces. They none the less should get the award for best survivalist despite the human population. We have all but paved the road for the coyote's historical expansion.

 
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