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Laurie George
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781

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  • Dixon Springs Agricultural Center
    The Dixon Springs Agricultural Center is the largest experiment station of its kind east of the Mississippi River.
  • Common Vegetable Problems
    Learn about common vegetable insect pests and diseases.
  • Composting Central
    A clearinghouse for resources about composting.
  • Herb Gardening
    Guide to growing and using common herbs.
  • farmdoc
    A very useful center that will help you better manage and operate your farm operation.
  • Illinois Vegetable Garden Guide
    A guide for growing, harvesting, and exhibiting vegetables.
  • 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.
  • Pesticide Safety Education Program
    Fact sheets, newsletters and training information about pesticide safety.
  • University of Illinois Plant Clinic
    Let us help with your plant problems. We do plant and insect identification, diagnosis of disease, insect, weed and chemical injury (chemical injury on field crops only), nematode assays, and help with nutrient related problems, as well as recommendations involving these diagnoses.

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