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University of Illinois Extension serving Logan, Menard and Sangamon Counties

Sangamon County
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Logan County
980 N. Postville Dr.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-732-8289
FAX: 217-735-5837
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Menard County
420 S. 7th St.
Petersburg, IL 62675
Phone: 217-632-7491
FAX: 217-524-6662
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 8:30 am - Noon and 1 pm - 4 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

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We are the University of Illinois Extension Unit 16. We serve Logan, Menard, and Sangamon Counties and are your local link to the University of Illinois. Extension is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES). We provide practical training and expertise in five broad areas: energy and environmental stewardship; food safety and security; economic development and workforce preparedness; family health, financial security & wellness; and youth development. Extension offers unbiased, research-based information to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

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2017 Extension - Logan-Menard-Sangamon counties Annual Impact Report

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2017 (2 page) At-A-Glance Impact Report for Logan-Menard-Sangamon.

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2017 Extension State Report

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Unit 16 - Plan of Work for 2018-2019

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Eating on a Budget

Avoid vending machines.  Pack similar items at home in small bags and bring drinks bought by the case.

--USDA Tip of the Week

Questions? Contact Kayla Swaar, Extension Educator, SNAP-Ed at

Food Safety Tips

Examine bags of potatoes, onions, and fruits.  Throw out bad produce immediately.  Store potatoes and onions in a cool, dry place.  Store fruits and vegetables in the refrigerator.

--USDA Tip of the Week

Questions? Contact Kayla Swaar, Extension Educator, SNAP-Ed at

Information and Resources for You

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

Extension Meetings

March 2019 Extension Council Meeting
Tuesday March 26, 2019 • 7:00 PM
June 2019 Extension Council Meeting
Monday June 17, 2019 • 7:00 PM
September 2019 Extension Council Meeting
Tuesday September 24, 2019 • 7:00 AM

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