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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

University of Illinois Extension to Host Tree Pests and Disease Seminars

University of Illinois Extension will host two tree pest and disease seminars in August.  One class will be held from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. August 5 at the Macoupin County Extension office, 60 Carlinville Plaza; and the other will be held from 10:00 to 12:00 p.m. August 12 at Montgomery County Extension office, #1 Industrial Park Drive, Hillsboro

The classes will provide current information on the insects and diseases threatening trees in the landscape in this region.  Andrew Holsinger, U of I Extension horticulture educator, will lead the program.  Topics will include prevalent tree insects and diseases for our area, identification and management strategies.  Registration is free. 

The deadline to register is August 2. For more information and to register call 217-532-3941; or register online at

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,



Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,