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Illinois Extension strives to provide relevant, science-based information that serves residents and businesses in our area and across the state. From blogs featuring the best seasonal tips and techniques to news stories highlighting upcoming learning opportunities, we offer you impactful insights backed by the research and public engagement resources of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois.

Read the June 2022 Extension Connections Newsletter

In this issue of the Extension Connections Newsletter get advice on brain health - good to heed as June is Alzheimer's and Brain Health Awareness month. Get tips on saving money at the grocery store from our Eat.Move.Save resources. It's Farmer's Market season - we've got the dates and locations of local ones near you. Get updates on our upcoming webinars including: Water Bath Canning-June 7, Natives vs Cultivars-June 21, and Elements of Healthy Aging-June 28. Get details on Farm in the Park and the Mercer County 4-H BBQ events happening on June 10 in Aledo, IL; and see the Henry County 4-H Fair Show Schedule.

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Podcasts

Wellness Wake Up Call

Nutrition and wellness educator Kristin Bogdonas of University of Illinois
Extension provides timely news, information, ideas to promote healthy
living in the Quad Cities and beyond. From WVIK, Quad Cities NPR

Hear Wellness Wake Up Call at this link

Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

Tune in to hear the best practices for keeping water clean and local watersheds healthy, as outlined in the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy.

All past recordings of the Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast can be accessed here