Events

Learn to Can!

Oakwood Library
County: Vermilion

Master the art of canning! Join Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator Rachel Mannen for a canning workshop on July 22nd from 5pm to 6pm at the Oakwood Public Library (110 E Finley Ave…

Companion Planting: Bountiful and Beautiful Together

Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Series
Growing specific plant pairs together can add benefits to the whole garden. 

Discover plant partnerships that offer strategies to break up heavy soils, combat weeds and disease, lure pests…

Head Strong and Eating Right for Cognitive Health

A FCS Double-Feature
County: Vermilion

Sharpen your mind and boost your brainpower with this double-feature on cognitive health! Join Illinois Extension on Tuesday, July 23rd, from 9 -11 a.m. at Immanuel Senior Residences in Danville,…

Agrivoltaics Field Day

Feeding a growing world is the agriculture industry's future, and the demand for sustainability is here. 

One avenue of exploration includes agrivoltaics or solar energy within production…

Balancing the Mind and Body: Yoga and Healthy Aging

Summer Self-Care 2024
Discover how yoga can promote healthy aging for older adults.

The practice of yoga encompasses a variety of techniques to balance the mind and body, with many health-promoting benefits. Discover…

Don't Go It Alone

improving your social connections

Studies show that more than 20% of adults in the United States feel lonely, isolated, or both. Research increasingly points to social isolation and loneliness as profoundly affecting quality of…

Great Annuals for Your Garden

Master Gardener Tested 2024
Champaign County Master Gardeners and University of Illinois Extension present Great Annuals for your Garden - Master Gardener Tested on Monday, July 29 at 8:30 a.m. at the Idea Garden on South…

Youth Crop Scouting Competition

Youth teams learn life skills from crop scouting fields to use in their future careers.

Knowing how to properly scout corn, soybean, or any commercial crop field is essential to understanding…

Tick Bites and Tick-Borne Diseases: The Interplay of Human Knowledge and Behavior

Summer Self-Care 2024
Discover how to safeguard against tick bites and disease transmission.

This presentation provides an overview of how human behavior can impact our risk of tick bites and tick-borne diseases.…

Individual Plant Treatments to Control Woody Invasives

2024 Forestry Stewardship Series
Treat invasive species one plant at a time. 

One technique used to manage invasive woody plant vegetation is focused, individual plant treatments such as herbicide foliar applications, cut…