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- Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update 2013 Blog
Crop updates from Henderson, Knox, McDonough & Warren Counties
- Small Farms Blog
Fruit and vegetable updates for local producers
- Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News
A newsletter on the production of fruit and vegetable crops in Illinois.
- Illinois Pesticide Review
The Illinois Pesticide Review provides concise information on legislation, regulations, and other developments directly impacting pesticide use in Illinois.
- New Agriculture Network
Seasonal advice for field crop and vegetable growers interested in organic agriculture.
- The Bulletin
Weekly bulletins during the growing season, letting you know what problem pests to look for before they reach your field.
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
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.
A clearinghouse for resources about composting.
Guide to growing and using common herbs.
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 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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