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Laurie George
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
ljgeorge@illinois.edu

Webinars

Webinars

Registration is open for the 2017 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series!

REGISTER HERE

University of Illinois Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community. This series will provide practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. These online presentations will give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability. The complete list of topics and speakers is included below. Webinars will be held from noon -1:00 pm on Thursdays and are free.

Choose any number of the following webinars to attend when you register.

2017 - 2018 Topics to be posted soon.  Please check back later. 

REGISTER HERE for whichever webinars you would like to attend.

To view archived recordings of past Illinois Small Farms and Local Foods webinars, please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBvG-jopax3tPSCBXb6AgIQ

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