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Contact Us

Russel Higgins
Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture
University of Illinois Extension
14509 University Road
Shabbona, IL 60550
Phone: 815-824-2029

Ellen Phillips
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
Enterprise Center
2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-449-4320
FAX: 708-492-1805

Commercial Agriculture

Commercial Agriculture

PROGRAMS - Past Programs on Hay Quality

A sampling of programs. This is not a complete list.

  • Bi-state Horse Workshop PDF
    A full day program organized and sponsored by Illinois and Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Services for horse owners will be offered on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 in Bristol. This program will offer 3 tracts for participants to choose from including a trail riding tract, senior horse tract and advanced horseman tract. An example of some of the session topics includes Nutrition for the Senior Horse, Managing Emergencies on the Trail, Advanced Nutrition in Performance Horses and much more. The program begins at 8am on April 2nd and will continue until 2:15pm. Lunch will be included with the program fees, which are $35/person or $60/2 people and youth $15/person before March 28th. Registration fees increase $10 after the March 28th deadline.. For general information on this program, please contact Liv Sandberg, University of Wisconsin Extension Equine Specialist at 608-263-4303 or sand Questions regarding registration should be directed to University of Illinois, Lake County at 847-223-8627. For a copy of the brochure and to register go to This program is being organized and sponsored by the University of Illinois and Wisconsin Extension Systems. University of Illinois and Wisconsin Extension provide equal opportunities in programs and employment.

  • Illinois Urban Soil Initiative: Community Garden Lead Contamination Study PDF