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Montgomery County
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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
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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

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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
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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

Register now for next week’s summer horticultural field day

Source: Aaron Graham, 217-359-5565 ext. 28,

News writer: Lauren Quinn, 217-300-2435,


What:   The University of Illinois, along with the Illinois State Horticulture Society and Christ Orchard will be hosting their annual summer horticultural field day next week. U of I Extension faculty will discuss a number of crops, including apples, pumpkins, sweet corn, mums, and more. Optional afternoon tours include the Christ Orchard cider production and cold storage facilities and the Kickapoo Creek Winery. Join us for a day filled with educational talks, great food, and a chance to connect with old and new friends.


Who:    Anyone with an interest in Illinois horticulture.


When:  June 8, 2017. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.


Where: Christ Orchard, at 4321 N Texas Rd. in Elmwood, IL 61529. Detailed directions can be found at

How:    Registration is $27, and lunch is included. Register at For more information, contact Aaron Graham at 217-359-5565 ext. 28, or



Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,