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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Macon County
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

DeWitt County
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Piatt County
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Upcoming Events

2018 Illinois Forage Institute

March 14, 2018

Rend Lake College
468 N. Ken Gray Parkway
Ina, IL 62846 ( County)

Looking to improve your forage production, then plan to attend the 2018 Illinois Forage Institute at Rend Lake Community College near Ina, IL. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 14. The early registration deadline is March 7. The Illinois Forage and Grassland Council is hosting the event.

The topics for the Institute will be cover crops for forage and nutrition sources; hay and forage economics; soil fertility and grazing management as integrated weed control; challenges of grazing lush forage; sorghum in forage systems; and forage species selection and seeding. Dr. Chris Teutsch, Forage Specialist at the University of Kentucky, and Travis Meteer, Beef Extension Educator at the University of Illinois Extension will be two of the featured speakers that day.

Registration includes lunch, and costs $15 for council members, $20 for nonmembers and $10 for students. Registration fees increase $5 for members and nonmembers after March 7.

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