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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)

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  • Agricultural Safety and Health
    The Agricultural Safety and Health program seeks to provide research-based information and resources that assist individuals and organizations in the understanding and prevention of injury and illness while working in and around Illinois agriculture.
  • Small Farms Manure Management
    Small Farms Manure Management is aimed at livestock producers with small facilities less than 300 animal units.
  • Certified Livestock Manager Training
    The site gives information about commercial haulers, state and federal rules, manure share program, and the Illinois Manure Management Plan.
  • Illinois Livestock Trail
    Livestock related research from University of Illinois Extension animal systems specialists.
  • Illinois IDEA
    IDEA - Initiative for the Development of Entrepreneurs in Agriculture - conducts research, develops educational products, and provides services that encourage farmers to incorporate entrepreneurial strategies which direct their marketing efforts to meeting consumer demand.
  • Illinois Small Farms
    Information about upcoming events and resources relating to small farms and sustainable agriculture.
  • Weekly Outlook
    Weekly Outlook is issued each Monday and addresses current and prospective developments in crop and livestock markets.
  • Manure Central
    A clearninghouse for resources about the production and management of livestock manure.

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