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Feed Composition Table

Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 | Blog: The Small Ruminant Blog | Category: Agriculture

Effects of post-AI nutrition management on pregnancy results

Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Blog | Category: Agriculture

All that glitters is not gold; sometimes it's mosaic glass pieces

Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

Garden Planting Reminders

Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 | Blog: Over the Fence | Category: Horticulture
Where DuPage County Master Gardeners come for all the Master Gardener neighborhood news.

Black Cutworm Moths for 2014

Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 | Blog: Around the County | Category: Agriculture
Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Cover crop termination

Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Knitting passion leads to craft-show business for 16-year-old 4-H youth

Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

What Cooks Better in a Microwave?

Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

Wheat root pathogen survey

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Garlic Mustard

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Effects of the Freeze on Rhubarb and Other Fruits

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Early Spring Lawn Weed Control

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

4-H members learn you have to crack a few eggs every now and then

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

Snow on the stalks

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Government Day program leads to future careers in local government

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

Western corn rootworm populations resistant to Bt (Cry3Bb1) close to home

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | Blog: Hill and Furrow | Category: Agriculture
Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

Complete your enrollment today!

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | Blog: Get the Facts: Healthcare Reform in Illinois | Category: Consumer

Blood Moon

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | Blog: Everyday Nature | Category: Environment

Spring Really Will Happen

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | Blog: Kendall County Extension Gardens | Category: Horticulture
What's New in the Garden

Managing crop residue

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Adding Pounds = Higher Paycheck

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Connection | Category: Agriculture
The cattlemen's connection to timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies

Winter's Impact on Insects and Plants

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Dig It | Category: Horticulture
Service of the Peoria Master Gardeners and the Peoria Journal Star.

Pansies by Rhonda Feree

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Dandelions by Rhonda Feree

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

2014 AAS Winners by Ron Wolford

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Dividing Perennials in the Spring by Nancy Pollard

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Raised Bed Check off List by Candice Miller

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Will pool water hurt Bees?

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 4-14-2014

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Fruit & Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

What is Minimum Essential Coverage?

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Get the Facts: Healthcare Reform in Illinois | Category: Consumer

Fruit and Vegetable Crop Weekly, April 14, 2014

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 | Blog: Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Timely vegetable and fruit crop info for local producers.

Generosity of 4-H clubs and families overflows for tornado victims

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

2014 corn date of planting study

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

4-H friends are life-long friends; tell us how you met your best friend through 4-H

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

Should You Salt Water to Cook Pasta?

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

Fruits and veggies: Eat 'em up!

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 | Blog: Buckets, Bales, & Bushels | Category: Horticulture
Connecting You with Your Food, Farmers, and Community

Pets and allergies: Part II – What type of pets are generally safe to use in the classroom?

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 | Blog: Animals and Science in the Classroom | Category: Agriculture
Gain tips on animal husbandry, animal related activities, games, events and careers!

Seeing beyond the chaos of his everyday life

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

Spring Cleaning (your diet!)

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014 | Blog: Lifestyle Choices for Wellness | Category: Nutrition
Timely discussion on topics of health and wellness to encourage action and improvement in personal wellness.

Your Financial Family Portrait

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Consumer
Saving and investing your money

GAPs - Arturo Velesquez Institute

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014 | Blog: Small Farms | Category: Agriculture
Fruit and vegetable updates for local producers

The seed is here!

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Sprouted Grains: New Craze?

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | Blog: Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness | Category: Nutrition
Timely news, information, and innovative ideas to promote health and influence change.

Christmas in February has special meaning for Fulton County teens

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

National Garlic Month

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | Blog: Healthy Eats and Repeat | Category: Nutrition
Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle

Scout winter wheat fields

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

Combating herbicide resistant weeds: new online tools to help producers select herbicides.

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: Hill and Furrow | Category: Agriculture
Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

Spring Lawn Care

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Fruit Tree Foliage Diseases and Dormant Oil

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: Kendall County Extension Gardens | Category: Horticulture
What's New in the Garden

March 2014 Weather Summary

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: Hill and Furrow | Category: Agriculture
Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

Champaign County teen shakes up the 4-H Pledge

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

Summer Ag Institute!

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: Ag Literacy Lines | Category: Agriculture
A blog featuring fun information on agriculture for youth and adults.

Nutrition Facts label to change, but will it change our eating habits?

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

Honey Prices

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Blog: Small Farms | Category: Agriculture
Fruit and vegetable updates for local producers

How much land is there in ag? USDA 2012 Census

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 | Blog: Small Farms | Category: Agriculture
Fruit and vegetable updates for local producers

It's Hunting Season!

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

Money Smart Week

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 | Blog: Nutrition News You Can Use | Category: Nutrition

Weekly Update 4-7-2024

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 | Blog: Edible Seasons | Category: Horticulture

Middle school students bring creativity to life through 4-H robotics

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 | Blog: Our Illinois 4-H Story | Category: 4-H
The stories of lives changed by Illinois 4-H

weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 4-7-2014

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 | Blog: Fruit & Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

Dress up Your Yard

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 | Blog: Dig It | Category: Horticulture
Service of the Peoria Master Gardeners and the Peoria Journal Star.

Waste Oil Collected as Fundraiser for National Champion Judging Team

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 | Blog: Inside 4-H Looking Out | Category: 4-H
What's Happening with 4-H in Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties

FOOD SAFETY COST-SHARE AUDITS DEADLINE: AUGUST 2014

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 | Blog: Small Farms | Category: Agriculture
Fruit and vegetable updates for local producers

Asparagus

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 | Blog: Tales from a Plant Addict | Category: Horticulture
Fun (& a few serious) facts, tips and tricks for every gardener, new and old.

Common Weed Seedlings of the North Central States

Posted: Saturday, April 5, 2014 | Blog: Small Farms | Category: Agriculture
Fruit and vegetable updates for local producers

Local 4-H members part of Legislative Team

Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 | Blog: Inside 4-H Looking Out | Category: 4-H
What's Happening with 4-H in Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties

Pastures Need Time before Spring Grazing

Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Connection | Category: Agriculture
The cattlemen's connection to timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies

Salad Table Setup

Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 | Blog: Buckets, Bales, & Bushels | Category: Horticulture
Connecting You with Your Food, Farmers, and Community

Urban Farm Business Plan Handbook

Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 | Blog: Small Farms | Category: Agriculture
Fruit and vegetable updates for local producers

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