Newsletters & Reports

Education is the foundation that builds strong communities, and we are pleased to be the resource that extends University of Illinois research to the local populations we serve.  As you can see from the annual reports and newsletters, Illinois Extension programs continue to be a powerful tool for expanding opportunities for individuals and families. We are proud of our work in educating people so they can make their homes, schools, farms, and small businesses safer, healthier, more productive, and more profitable. We serve a diverse audience with a broad range of education, connections and inspiration that help extend knowledge and change lives.


Click here to read the May 2023 Newsletter.

May 2023 Extension Connections Newsletter Unit 7: Discover how to care for our spring-blooming bulbs once they've flowered. Get tips for a good night's rest. Register for our upcoming webinars including a Canning Series to learn the proper techniques; our Everday Environment webinar to explore invasive plants in your yard and garden; the May 16 Four Seasons of Gardening to learn basic ecological concepts and how to apply them when landscaping, a May 10th Forestry webinar to review forest management practices and their impacts on moths, and two-part Restoration Series to learn how historic downtown resources can be saved or safely restored. Read about resources from Illinois Ground work to help manage stormwater. Make plans to get lunch May 27 to support Henry County 4-H. And find out ways to support youth mental health. 

April 2023 Extension Connections Newsletter Unit 7: Explore simple life style changes that can help prevent cancer. Grow your green thumb with tips from experts at our Spring Series, Mondays in April. Great webinars cover ageism, native plants, rain gardens, health insurance, & more.

Annual Reports:

Click on the center image below to read the 2022 Annual Report or click link below to open a pdf file.