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University of Illinois Extension serving Henderson, Knox, McDonough and Warren Counties

Main Office (Knox County)
180 S Soangetaha Rd, Ste 108
Galesburg, IL 61401-5595
Phone: 309-342-5108
FAX: 309-342-1768
Email: uie-hkmw@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed noon - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Henderson County)
410 E. Main, PO Box 540
Stronghurst, IL 61480
Phone: 309-924-1163
FAX: 309-924-1164
Hours: Monday and Tuesday 8am-2pm and Thursday 8am-4:30pm

Main Office (McDonough County)
3022 W Jackson
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309-837-3939
FAX: 309-833-3019
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed noon - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Warren County)
1000 North Main Street
P.O. Box 227
Monmouth, IL 61462
Phone: 309-734-5161
FAX: 309-734-5532
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30pm (Closed noon to 1 pm)

Upcoming Events

Pumpkin Workshop

December 5, 2013 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM )

Knox Agri-Center, Meeting Room
180 S. Soangetaha Rd.
Galesburg, IL 61401 (Knox County)

Pumpkins are a relatively easy vegetable crop to grow on small farms, and can be a profitable item for both direct market and wholesale operations.  Proper variety selection, timing of planting, and field care are important to success regardless of the scale of production.

Topics & Speakers:

 -  Managing Pumpkins on Small Farms;  Mike Roegge, University of Illinois Extension Educator, Small Farms/Local Foods

 -  Management of Common Pumpkin Insect Pests;  Dr. Rick Weinzierl, University of Illinois Extension Specialist, Entomology, Dept. of Crop Sciences

 -  Pumpkin Weed Control;  Nathan Johanning, University of Illinois Extension Educator, Small Farms/Local Foods

 

To Register, go to:        http://go.illinois.edu/PumpkinWorkshop

For more information contact:  Miki White, Small Farms Program Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension at 309-342-5108 or miki7047@illinois.edu.



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