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Brambles: From Raspberries to Blackberries
Join University of Illinois Extension as they kick off their Spring Break Gardening Series with “Brambles: From Raspberries to Blackberries” on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 1:30 p.m. This program is being held at the Jo Daviess County Extension Office, 204 N. Vine St. Elizabeth, IL 61028.  This...
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Pasture Management: Recovering from 2023
“Pasture Management: Recovering from 2023,” hosted by the University of Illinois Extension, will focus on recovering from the 2023 growing season drought and short forage supply in three evening sessions.  The sessions are intended to build upon each other by looking at options and management...
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How to freeze produce for maximum freshness
Spring is right around the corner, and summer gardens will be bursting with produce in no time. You can enjoy your summer flavors year-round by preserving your fresh produce now. Home food preservation continues to be a favorite by many. And by knowing and understanding a few basics, you can...
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Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference to be held in Freeport
Make plans to attend the Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference scheduled for March 2, 2024, in Freeport, Illinois, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The conference is designed specifically for forest landowners in the Midwest, but forestry professionals, consultants, volunteers, Master...
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Extension to offer healthy cooking at home series
Whether you live alone or with a family, more and more people are looking for money-saving tips to help stretch their hard-earned money. In fact, many consumers are making or have already made significant lifestyle changes to navigate the ever-changing economic challenges we have faced over the...

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