University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois' 102 counties — and far beyond.
Healthy Carnival Planned by Teens to Promote Nutrition and Activity
Thirty teens from Moline planned a Healthy Carnival to increase awareness in their community about healthy earing and activity. more
Two University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Pollinator Projects Receive Grants
To help educate the community on the important role pollinators’ play in our lives, University of Illinois Extension has received grant funds for pollinator projects in Mercer and Rock Island Counties more
U of I Extension Receives $4.5 Million to Provide School Food-Service Training
The training will focus on increasing the quality and appeal of nutritious school lunches, improving choices for 1.9 million children in schools. more
Rockford Third Graders 'Farming in the Class'
Third graders in Rockford discovered how seasonal fruits and vegetables grow and travel to their classroom. more
4-H Teens as Teachers Have Positive Impact
Southern Illinois teens learn technology and design tools from U of I experts, then teach day campers. more
Edible Forest Takes Root
The Refuge Food Forest in Normal is an urban demonstration site for the University of Illinois woody perennial polyculture research. more