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You're so ready for change.

We feel that, too — that nip in the air as summer heat changes to autumn cool. New schools, new jobs, new town, new adventures, new relationships. Whatever the change in your life this fall, you can always turn to Extension for reliable and relatable information you can trust. You were made for change, and we were made for you. 

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Don't experiment with your turkey


We know how stressful the holiday season can be. Illinois Extension has advice to make the holidays go more smoothly. Prepare a delicious turkey meal the safe and simple way so your holidays are full of fun, not stress. 

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Make Your Thanksgiving Feast

Prepare a delicious turkey meal in the safest way possible so your holidays are full of fun, not stress.
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Be Safe with Firewood

As energy prices increase, more people are using firewood as a supplemental heating source. Illinois Extension has safety tips for choosing and burning firewood for your home.
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Don't Get Sick this Fall

Say yes to being healthy. It's time for your annual flu vaccination. Don't waste the fall being sick.
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