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Livestock Fencing Webinar to be held in January
The Livestock Production and Principles for Beginners Webinar Series returns in 2024. This monthly series, first launched in 2023, addresses the needs of those who are getting started, exploring the concept of, or even assists those currently raising livestock. With a focus on helping those who...
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Hort for the Holidays - Jo Daviess County Edition
Gather your friends for an afternoon of decorating fun as the University of Illinois Extension hosts “Hort for the Holidays – Jo Daviess County Edition”. This program is being held on Wednesday, December 20 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Jo Daviess County Extension Office, 204...
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University of Illinois Extension to Offer Master Gardener Volunteer Training
The Jo Daviess County Extension Office is happy to announce that we will be offering Illinois Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training beginning in January. The training will be offered via the online platform with some additional in-person field trips and events scattered throughout. The...
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Jo Daviess County 4-H holds recognition event
Elizabeth, IL – On Sunday, November 5, 2023, over 100 volunteers, members, and families gathered at the Elizabeth Community Building for the annual Jo Daviess County 4-H Award and Volunteer Recognition Event. Together, they enjoyed an awards ceremony, program updates, and a variety of desserts...
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Winnebago County 4-H Recognition Event celebrates 4-H members and volunteers
ROCKFORD, IL- On Sunday, November 19, 2023, Winnebago County celebrated it’s 4-H members and volunteers at the annual Recognition Event.  This event was held at The Twisted Tulip in Machesney Park, which is owned by a 4-H alumni.  The Machine Shed provided appetizers and desserts.  The 4-H...

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