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University of Illinois Extension serving Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Pope, Saline and White Counties

Saline County
912 S Commercial Street
Suite 4
Harrisburg, IL 62946
Phone: 618-252-8391
FAX: 618-253-3006
Email: uie-ghhpsw@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Gallatin County
216 S. Murphy
Ridgway, IL 62979
Phone: 618-272-3022
FAX: 618-272-3024

Hamilton County
100 S. Jackson
Courthouse Basement
McLeansboro, IL 62859
Phone: 618-643-3416
FAX: 618-643-3206
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Hardin & Pope County
Dixon Springs Agricultural Center
354 State Hwy 145 North
Simpson, IL 62985
Phone: 618-695-6060
FAX: 618-695-2492

White County
1715 College Avenue
Carmi, IL 62821
Phone: 618-382-2662
FAX: 618-382-2276
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

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Thank you for visiting our website! The University of Illinois Extension Gallatin/Hamilton/Hardin/Pope/Saline/White County Unit is the link between University of Illinois and all of our friends and neighbors in the six county area. The Extension Office offers practical, research-based information to improve lives and communities through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work. Please contact us at 618-252-8391, 618-382-2662, 618-272-3022, 618-643-3416, or 618-695-6060, with questions or to learn more about these educational or leadership opportunities. We also encourage you to add our site to your favorites list. Have a great day! University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any of our programs, please contact University of Illinois Extension, 618-252-8391.

All Unit 24 Extension offices will be closed Monday, December 24, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Today's Features

Alternative Tools Used in Woody Invasive Control - January 12, 2019 1-4pm, Dixon Springs Agricultural Center, 354 State Highway 145N, Simpson, IL - Join Extension Forestry and partners for this hands-on demonstration. Come check out alternative tools used in the control of woody invasive species and see a demonstration of each of the tools with an opportunity to practice at the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center demonstration forest. Event will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Pre-registration required. Contact Kevin Rohling at 618-695-3383 or krohling@illinois.edu to register. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact the University at 618-695-3383.

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Consumer & Economic Development

Informational Workshop - USDA SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) - SBIR is looking for innovators, entrepreneurs, small businesses and start-ups with novel ideas to enhance American agriculture, rural health care, rural communities, and the environment. Click the registration link on the right side of this page for more information and to register.

Questions? Contact Susan Odum, Extension Educator, Community and Economic Development at sodum@illinois.edu

Information and Resources for You

4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Family Life Horticulture Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness Schools Online

Extension Meetings

White Co 4-H Federation Meeting
Thursday January 3, 2019 • 5:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Vounteers at Heaven's Kitchen
Tuesday January 8, 2019 • 4:30 PM
Hamilton Co 4-H Federation meeting
Thursday January 10, 2019 • 4:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting
Thursday January 10, 2019 • 7:00 PM
White Co 4-H Nine-Patch Pillow Workshop
Saturday January 19, 2019 • 9:00 AM
Hamilton Co 4-H Cabin Fever Day
Monday January 21, 2019 • 9:00 AM
White Co 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting
Tuesday January 22, 2019 • 5:00 PM
White Co 4-H Support Committee Meeting
Tuesday January 22, 2019 • 5:30 PM
White Co 4-H Leadership Committee Meeting
Tuesday January 22, 2019 • 6:00 PM
White Co 4-H Cloverbud Recruitment Night
Thursday January 24, 2019 • 3:30 PM
Saline Co 4-H Beef Weigh In TENTATIVE
Saturday February 2, 2019 • 1:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Federation Meeting
Monday February 4, 2019 • 5:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Management Committee Meeting
Monday February 4, 2019 • 7:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Pinterest Workshop Series
Thursday February 7, 2019 • 3:30 PM
Unit 24 Extension Council Meeting
Tuesday February 12, 2019 • 6:00 PM
Unit 24 Cosmic Bowling TENTATIVE
Friday February 22, 2019 • 6:00 PM
Unit 24 Extension Council Meeting
Thursday May 9, 2019 • 6:00 PM
Unit 24 Extension Council Meeting
Thursday August 8, 2019 • 6:00 PM

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