Events

Conservation on the Farm

County: Fulton, Mason, Peoria, Tazewell

Extension Master Gardeners from Tazewell County host monthly meetings that include an educational program. The public is invited to join them for the program.

Brent Fowler, McDonough…

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Fulton County 4-H Show and County Fair

County: Fulton

Fulton 4-H members exhibit their dog and livestock projects during the County Fair. 

4-H only schedule 

Monday, July 22, 2024Fulton 4-H Dog Show, Fulton County Fairgrounds,…

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…

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Mason 4-H Show and Jr. Fair

County: Mason
Tuesday, July 23Livestock may begin arriving at 5 p.m.Wednesday, July 24General Projects, check-in starts at 8 a.m. 4-H projects stay in place until 3 p.m.Judging for ALL General project areas starts…

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…

4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Certification Training

Mark your calendars for our Shooting Sports Leader training sessions!

You don't have to be an expert marksperson to be an expert leader!

Disciplines offered will include : Shotgun, Rifle…

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Tazewell 4-H Show and Jr. Fair

County: Tazewell

The Tazewell 4-H Show and Jr. Fair is a free, family-friendly event open to the public. Enjoy the 4-H members' exhibits, fun activities and entertainment, watching the livestock shows, and some…

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…

The Consequences of Agricultural Chemical Trespass into Illinois Ecosystems

2024 Forestry Stewardship Series
What happens when a pesticide doesn't stay where it's put? 

The landscape of Illinois has been devoted primarily to agriculture for more than 100 years. Agricultural intensification has led to…

State 4-H Superior Young Producer General Livestock Contest

Mark your calendar!

4-H members, don't miss your chance to compete for one of nine $1,000 scholarships -- on-site, walk-up registration begins at the 4-H Superior Young Producer Contest and…