News

News Spotlight
A person having an on online appointment

Unlock better hearing and discover teleaudiology solutions with Illinois Extension

URBANA, Ill. — Hearing is not merely a sense but serves as a gateway to communication and connection with the world. However, many individuals face challenges with hearing loss, significantly impacting their daily lives. Recognizing this, individuals must educate themselves and understand the…

Row of blooming Callery pear trees

Six replacement trees for invasive Callery pear

URBANA, Ill. — Now considered an invasive species, Callery pear is a widely used ornamental flowering tree with negative effects on native ecosystems. The tree is still bought, sold, and planted because it has not yet made the list of plants included in the Illinois Exotic Weed Act. Until…

two morel mushrooms growing on the forest floor

Spring brings opportunity to forage wild mushrooms

URBANA, Ill. — Spring is a time of change. Migrating birds return. Ephemeral wildflowers start popping up. And morel mushrooms start appearing prompting enthusiastic mushroom hunters to scour forests across Illinois in search of the elusive and delectable fungi.

Determined foragers…

Block Reference

News

Weather clouds pork outlook
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Source: Chris Hurt, 765-494-4273, hurtc@purdue.edu    News writer: Debra Levey Larson, 217-244-2880, dlarson@illinois.edu   URBANA, Ill. – Pork...
Soil Fertility Seminars On February 28 Will Offer Continuing Education
Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the foci of a February 28, 2017 Soil Fertility Seminar sponsored by University of Illinois Extension to be held at participating county Extension offices from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Campus-based...
Grazing Lands News
Formerly the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative or GLCI, the National Grazing Lands Coalition was founded to provide high quality technical assistance on privately owned grazing lands on a voluntary basis and to increase the awareness of the importance of grazing land resources. ...
Uninvited guest in our homes: Radon
Freeport, Ill. - With the cool fall weather upon us, our thoughts turn to closing up the house tight for the winter. Most of us do a fall cleaning to collect up the last of that summer pollen and dust, check the batteries in the smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and make sure windows...
2016 Christian County 4-H “Stockman” Awards Presented T
The Christian County Stockman Awards were presented at the Christian County 4-H Foundation Auction held July 28 at the Christian County Fairgrounds. This was the second Del Adcock, member of the Blue Ribbon 4-H Club, won the Senior Grand Stockman. Alec Myers, of the Edinburg Warriors 4-H...

Find local progams

View Map