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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: 217-632-2425
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 8:30 am - Noon and 1 pm - 4 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

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We are University of Illinois Extension serving Logan, Menard, and Sangamon counties in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES). We are your local link to the University of Illinois. 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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Help Wanted: Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development – Unit 16

The University of Illinois Extension is seeking an individual who will provide leadership to identify and develop partnering relationships with key stakeholders resulting in the development, delivery, and evaluation of high impact and relevant educational programs and materials that address current youth development needs, with a focus on underserved communities. Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis required. To view complete job description and apply, visit Closing date is November 5, 2018. The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled -

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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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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

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