Blogs Written by Our Educators
Popular Blogs from across Illinois Extension
All issues concerning Small Farms, Agriculture, Local Food Systems, and Natural Resources.
News from the Northwestern Illinois Agricultural R&D Center.
Community & Economic Development
Strategies for strengthening local economies.
Empowering people to make healthy, respectful, and responsible choices.
Written by college students, for college students. Be Centsible features answers to personal finance questions.
Research-based financial information to help us develop and maintain thoughtful and effective financial behaviors.
Great retirements don't happen by accident. Tips for saving and investing your money.
Learn more about Illinois weather patterns.
Share your passion for nature and learn ways to protect our natural world.
Experience the natural world through reviews and journal entries with Master Naturalist's.
Dig deep into the types of grasses and their uses in our world.
Empowering people to make healthy, respectful and responsible choices.
Facts for all ages.
Genuine, sustained self-care is an art.
Resources in Spanish.
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.
Featuring seasonal tips and tricks from the horticulture team at Illinois Extension.
Helping new and experienced gardeners develop their skills and knowledge while encouraging everyone to enjoy the outdoors.
Connecting you with your food, farmers, and community.
Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.
A blog for growers, consumers, and backyard gardeners to grow, eat, and connect in the local food system.
Nutrition and Wellness
Nutrition information you can use.
Highlighting food, recipes, and ideas for a healthy lifestyle.
Information by our Nutrition and Wellness Extension Educators from across Illinois.
Helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy, and tasty!
Timely news, information, and innovative ideas to promote health and influence change.
Timely information, activities, and resources to help you stay connected to loved ones, the world around you, and yourself.
Telling the amazing stories of Illinois 4-H members, volunteers, and alumni.