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Bill Davison
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
1615 Commerce Parkway
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: 309-663-8306
FAX: 309-663-8270
wdavison@illinois.edu

Reid Young
Extension Program Coordinator, Ag and Natural Resources
University of Illinois Extension
1615 Commerce Parkway
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: 309-663-8306
FAX: 309-663-8270
ryoun@illinois.edu

Local Food Systems and Small Farms

Local Food Systems and Small Farms

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  • Pesticide Safety Education Program
    Fact sheets, newsletters and training information about pesticide safety.
  • Manure Share
    Manure Share is a manure exchange program that brings gardeners and landscapers searching for organic materials for use in composting or field applications in contact with livestock owners who have excess manure.
  • Backyard Fruits
    Backyard Fruits gives the basics of growing fruit in the home garden.
  • Strawberries & More
    Your guide to growing strawberries, u-pick strawberry farms, strawberry nutrition, and selection & care.
  • Raspberries & More
    Learn about varieties & selection, how to plant, and where to find nurseries and U-pick farms.
  • Apples & More
    Visit Apples & More to learn about U-pick apple orchards, apple nutrition, varieties & selection, and fun activities for children.
  • Pumpkins & More
    You can learn about U-pick pumpkin farms, pumpkin nutrition, varieties & selection, and fun activities for children.
  • Private Applicator Training (Online Course)
    Online course to assist private pesticide applicators prepare for the licensing examination.

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