Online Resources

Information on agriculture and natural resources at your convenience

Access Extension’s resources on agriculture and natural resources anywhere, anytime.  From live webinars to youtube videos to podcasts, you can access the information and education you need where and when you want it.  Check out these online resources for agriculture, agribusiness, local foods, horticulture, natural resources, environment, and energy.

Featured webinars and online resources 

Four seasons gardening webinars

Small farms winter webinar series

Everyday environment webinars

Good Growing videos and blog

farmdoc webinars and farmdoc daily posts

Teacher resource guides on pollution prevention, weather & climate, and water quality

Online training

For your professional development and certification needs.

Certified Crop Advisor Training.  CEUs for Soil and Water Management, Crop Management, Nutrient Management, and Integrated Pest Management.

Certified Livestock Manager training

Master Gardener online training.  Online training is available in coordination with many local Extension offices in Illinois. Contact your local office to find out what opportunities are available in your area.

Pesticide Safety Education Program

Live webinars

Information on topics you want?  Check.  Extension Educators and Speclalists on hand to answer your questions?  Check.  Our live webinars have it all.  Connect to one today! 

Current list of upcoming live webinars

Recorded webinars and videos

Videos on crop production, specialty crops, small farm and urban agriculture production, home and community gardens, indoor gardening, environmental topics, and more. 

List of recorded webinars

YouTube channels
     University of Illinois Extension
     University of Illinois Extension Horticulture
     Local Foods and Small Farms
     Illinois Extension Forestry


Access our podcasts through a variety of platforms.  

Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast.  Watershed Outreach Associate Rachel Curry and Ag Information Producer Todd Gleason talk with farmers and experts on best management practices for nutrient loss reduction.
Spotlight on natural resources.  Energy and environmental stewardship educators talk about natural resource topics for Illinois audiences. 
Green Side Up gardening podcast
Good Growing podcast.  Horticulture educators Christopher Enroth and Ken Johnson and local foods and small farms educator Katie Parker on all things horticulture, ecology, and design
Out Standing in the Field.  Doug Gucker presents a seasonal agricultural podcast podcasts.  Todd Gleason presents market reports, weather, and more.

About Extension's Agriculture and Agribusiness and Natural Resources, Environment, and Energy program areas

New program areas created

Agriculture and Agribusiness

Natural Resources, Energy, and Environment