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Seed Starting | Marshall-Putnam County

County: Marshall

Whether you have a green thumb or are just getting started, our Seed Starting Workshop is the perfect place to learn about successful seed starting.
Participants will learn the basics for…

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A.I. & Your Farm

County: Henry
Explore the Future of Farming with A.I.: In an era where technology reshapes every landscape, the merger of agriculture and Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) stands as a pivotal frontier. Join…
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Farmette in Action 4-H SPIN Club

March/April Session
County: Kane, DuPage, Kendall

During this 6-week 4-H Special Interest Club, youth will take part in fun, hands-on activities, such as horse grooming, soap-making, goat pedicures, and more. Members will get up close and…

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4-H Virtual Careers Discussion

Animal Science
County: Christian, Jersey, Macoupin, Montgomery

Listen to a variety of speakers in the animal science field speak about their current career path.

Open to 4-H members ages 13-18 in Christian, Jersey, Macoupin, and Montgomery counties.…

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Planning Farm Succession

County: Warren

Planning for the future of your farm isn't just about crops and livestock; it's about ensuring your legacy and protecting the values your farm represents. To help families navigate the…

Slow Cooker

Master the Art of Slow Cooking - Using a Crockpot | Bureau County

County: Bureau

First introduced in the ‘70s, slow cookers remain popular among all age groups. Meals and dishes that take a long time to cook can be prepared when families are not home or are busy.

Learn…

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From Classroom to Clinic: An Integrative Approach to Illinois Area Health Education Centers

Rural Development Series
Explores Illinois AHEC network initiatives and builds bridges to health equity.

This session will highlight programs, resources, and partnership opportunities with the Illinois Area Health…

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Certified Food Protection Management Course

March 5 & March 8, 2024
County: Stephenson

The University of Illinois Extension will offer the Certified Food Protection Manager Course, formally known as the Food Service Sanitation Manager Course (FSSMC). This two-part class is an…

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Save Money on Food

Get Savvy - Grow Your Green Stuff Series
Ways to eat healthy while saving

Are you happy with how much money you spend on food? Would you like to learn some tricks for eating well for less money? If any of these questions resonate, this…

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Gateway Green Conference 2024

Support a thriving, sustainable environment.

Natural resource industry professionals face the vital task of responsibly caring for our communities' valuable environmental resources. Evolving…

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