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We have current openings for a Consumer Economics Educator based in DeWitt County and a SNAP-Ed Extension Educator. Visit the careers page to learn more.

Online Diabetes Nutrition Course

More than 1 in 3 people have prediabetes. Don't be a number, take a free online class to learn how you can reduce your risk.

Everything Elderberries

Learn how to grow, harvest and use this versatile and hardy native plant in a free program in Monticello.

Master Gardeners

The Master Gardener program is an all-volunteer program. Volunteers receive over 60 hours of training from Extension Educators and State Specialists from the University of Illinois.

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Free Pressure Canner Testing

Pressure canner dial gauge calibration can become inaccurate over time. Get yours tested for free at any of our offices to can produce safely.

Gardening for Birds webinar

If you plant it, birds will come. Join Extension Educator Peggy Doty from the comfort of home on December 3 to learn thoughtful ways to incorporate birds and all their joy into your garden.

Acres of Knowledge Blog

Be informed when you read this blog by Douglas Guker, Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms. His blog covers issues concerning Small Farms, Agriculture, Local Food Systems, and the Natural Resources.

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Plant, garden or landscape question?

Call, email or visit any of our Extension Offices for answers to any and all gardening and lawn care questions including vegetable and fruit gardening, pest management, tree or shrub care and more.


  1. Piatt County Extension Office
    210 S. Market St.

  1. DeWitt County Extension Office
    8425 Kate Rd
    Clinton, IL 61727

  1. Sangamon County Extension, 700 S. Airport Drive, Springfield (Sangamon County)

  1. DeWitt County Extension Office
    8425 Katie Road
    Clinton, IL 61727


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