The U of I Pesticide Safety Education Program has posted their private and commercial training clinics for the 2018-2019 season. Training and testing clinics as well as online clinics are currently taking registrations. Don't wait to sign up!
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- 2019 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series
Register by April 1, 2019
Illinois SARE Upcoming Events Calendar
May 15-December 31, 2022
Small Farms Winter Webinar Series
January 24-April 4, 2019
Southwestern Illinois Commercial Tree Fruit School - HARDIN ILLINOIS
February 7, 2019
Hardin (Calhoun County)
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Welcome to the website for the University of Illinois Extension Local Food Systems & Small Farms Team!
This is our one-stop-shop for production resources, events calendars, and program registrations. Please look around and take advantage of all the resources available here. Contact your local Educator with any questions, concerns, or suggestions that can help us better reach out to the local food and small farm communities!