Read the Latest News

Pubs Plus

Contact Us

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
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)

Discover Extension


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. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

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

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 GIFT Garden classes
Tuesday May 28, 2019 • 9:00 AM
Hamilton Co 4-H GIFT Garden Gardening Classes
Wednesday May 29, 2019 • 9:00 AM
Hamilton Co 4-H GIFT Garden Cooking Classes
Thursday May 30, 2019 • 9:00 AM
White Co 4-H Kids Helping Kids Meeting
Thursday June 6, 2019 • 4:30 PM
White Co 4-H Meet and Greet
Thursday June 6, 2019 • 5:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting
Thursday June 6, 2019 • 8:00 PM
White Co 4-H Rabbit Tattooing
Sunday June 9, 2019 • 1:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Horse & Pony Showmanship Clinic
Thursday June 13, 2019 • 6:00 PM
White Co 4-H Set Up for Relay for Life
Friday June 14, 2019 • 4:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Federation Meeting
Monday June 17, 2019 • 6:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Management Committee Meeting
Monday June 17, 2019 • 8:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Horse & Pony Practice Show
Tuesday June 25, 2019 • 6:00 PM
Saline Co 4-H Show Set Up
Friday June 28, 2019 • 8:30 AM
Saline Co 4-H General Show / Home Show
Saturday June 29, 2019 • 9:00 AM
Unit 24 Extension Council Meeting
Thursday August 8, 2019 • 6:00 PM
Unit 24 Extension Council Meeting
Thursday August 8, 2019 • 6:00 PM
Unit 24 4-H Exhibit Day at IL State Fair
Saturday August 10, 2019 • 8:00 AM

View All Meetings »