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Help! My Baby Won't Stop Crying!

Posted: Sunday, April 26, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Lilacs

Posted: Sunday, April 26, 2015 | Blog: Tales from a Plant Addict | Category: Horticulture
Fun (& a few serious) facts, tips and tricks for every gardener, new and old.

Growing a Sustainable Food System in Peoria County - Public Engagement Symposium Poster Presentation

Posted: Saturday, April 25, 2015 | Blog: Campus Engagement in Our Unit | Category: Extension
SERVICE and LEARNING provides the greatest potential to influence student development academically and socially

Introduction to Sustainable Landscaping Webinar Offered

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Avian Influenza, information for small flocks and backyard poultry

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 | Blog: Dirt Under Your Nails | Category: Agriculture
Small farms, local foods, alternative agriculture, acreages, sustainability

Let's Give Brussel Sprouts Another Chance!

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

Fairy Rings

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Plant of the Week: Lungwort, Pulmonaria

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 | Blog: Hort in the Home Landscape | Category: Horticulture
A blog devoted to sharing timely horticulture topics and answering the questions of gardeners and homeowners.

Back in the field

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Diaz!

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Blog: Inside 4-H Looking Out | Category: 4-H
What's Happening with 4-H in Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties

Toddlers Exploring the World

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Small Flock Farmers - Be Alert For Avian Flu

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Blog: Buckets, Bales, & Bushels | Category: Horticulture
Connecting You with Your Food, Farmers, and Community

Small Flock Farmers - Be Alert For Avian Flu

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Blog: Acres of Knowledge | Category: Agriculture
All issues concerning Small Farms, Agriculture, Local Food Systems, and the Natural Resources.

Financial Education: Not Enough for All Financial Problems

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Consumer
Saving and investing your money

It's Potty Time!

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Urban Ecology

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: An Illinois River Almanac | Category: Agriculture
Jason Haupt's Energy and Environment Blog

Black Cutworm Moth Update - from Mike Gray

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: Around the County | Category: Agriculture
Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

What is with the Weather?

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: Down the Garden Path | Category: Horticulture

Broadleaf Weed Control for Lawns

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Fruit Tree Spray Reminders

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Logan County Master Gardener Plant Sale Scheduled for 2015

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Illinois Prepares for Avian Influenze - Bird Flu - from Ken Koelkebeck

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: Around the County | Category: Agriculture
Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Redbuds and Red Lentils

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness | Category: Nutrition
Timely news, information, and innovative ideas to promote health and influence change.

Emergence well underway

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: Straight Stalk | Category: Agriculture
Current crop information updates and research highlights

Fruit and Vegetable Crop Weekly, April 22

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Timely vegetable and fruit crop info for local producers.

Cooking Solution: Sauces

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

Spring Nitrogen Management - from Emerson Nafziger

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 | Blog: Around the County | Category: Agriculture
Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Did I plant too early?

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Is It Okay To Bring Plant Material Home From My Travel Abroad?

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 | Blog: Imagine Blog for Illinois Master Gardeners | Category: Horticulture

The Secret of Great Gardening Soil

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Allergenic Plants

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 | Blog: Dig It | Category: Horticulture
Service of the Peoria Master Gardeners and the Peoria Journal Star.

weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 4-13-2020

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 | Blog: Fruit & Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

Oats research at the Northwestern Research Center

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 | Blog: Hill and Furrow | Category: Agriculture
Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

Choosy Eating: Just Relax, It's Probably Normal!

Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Recycling & Repurposing in the Garden

Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2015 | Blog: Tales from a Plant Addict | Category: Horticulture
Fun (& a few serious) facts, tips and tricks for every gardener, new and old.

Allergenic Plants

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Should I Be Worried About Artificial Sweeteners?

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

Plant of the Week: Cherry Trees

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 | Blog: Hort in the Home Landscape | Category: Horticulture
A blog devoted to sharing timely horticulture topics and answering the questions of gardeners and homeowners.

Wetlands of Significance

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 | Blog: An Illinois River Almanac | Category: Agriculture
Jason Haupt's Energy and Environment Blog

Out in the Yard and Garden

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 | Blog: Over the Fence | Category: Horticulture
Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.

Dear Young Friend: Investing Your Long Term Money

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Consumer
Saving and investing your money

Crabgrass Germination Has Begun

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Asian Ladybugs, Millipedes, and Box Elder Bugs and keeping them from the home

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Effects of Frost

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Out in the Yard and Garden

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Blog: Down the Garden Path | Category: Horticulture

Kale is Cooler than Broccoli

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

We're off and running!

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Blog: Hill and Furrow | Category: Agriculture
Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

In the News #4: IISG Pollution Prevention-related Articles and Research

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Blog: Rx for Action | Category: Environment
A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

Fruit and Vegetable Crop Weekly, April 15

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Blog: Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Timely vegetable and fruit crop info for local producers.

Illinois 4-H Loves Our Military Youth, So Purple Up! Today

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

See You Later, Alligator!!

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Planting underway in Northern Illinois

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Choose what you want to learn during Money Smart Week, April 18 - 25

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Consumer
Saving and investing your money

Sasha Learns: How to Buy a House - Finding a Realtor

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Consumer
Saving and investing your money

weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 4-13-2015

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 | Blog: Fruit & Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

Lawn Alternatives

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 | Blog: Dig It | Category: Horticulture
Service of the Peoria Master Gardeners and the Peoria Journal Star.

Early Years Are Learning Years

Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Creeping Charlie

Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2015 | Blog: Tales from a Plant Addict | Category: Horticulture
Fun (& a few serious) facts, tips and tricks for every gardener, new and old.

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