Illinois Federal Legislative Update 2024

Local Government Education
Discover recent legislative changes impacting your Illinois county.

Every year, changes to federal legislation can significantly impact Illinois communities and require careful evaluation to…



State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

Save the date!

Get ready to compete! In this contest, members compete in an academic-like quiz bowl while they demonstrate their knowledge of the dairy industry. 4-H members do not need to be a…

Home, Lawn, and Garden Day:

presented by McLean County Master Gardeners
County: McLean

Join the McLean County Master Gardeners for the 22nd annual Home, Lawn, and Garden Day.

One Morning brings together the knowledge and expertise of home gardening and horticulture industry…

Sourdough Bread: 101 - McLean County

County: McLean
In this hands-on class, you'll uncover the secrets behind turning simple ingredients—flour, water, and salt — into flavorful, crusty loaves, with the help of wild yeasts and bacteria!

Led by…



Basics of Tree Fruit Pruning to Maximize Production

It is the season of fruit tree pruning.
County: McLean

When pruning at home, follow these pro tips for trimming ornamental or fruit trees:

Start with the 3 D's: Dead, Dying, Diseased Always prune outside a branch collar for healthy healing.…

Certified Food Protection Manager Class | McLean County

County: McLean
Illinois regulations require food establishments to have at least one Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) on staff. 

University of Illinois Extension offers the Food Protection Manager…

Save Money on Food

Get Savvy - Grow Your Green Stuff Series
Ways to eat healthy while saving

Are you happy with how much money you spend on food? Would you like to learn some tricks for eating well for less money? If any of these questions resonate, this…

Breastfeeding in the First Six Months: Myths, Benefits, and Barriers

Nurturing Foundations Webinar Series 2024
Breastfed babies have improved brain, physical, and immune system development

Only one in five infants are exclusively breastfed for the first six months. Breast milk is essential for adequate…

The Amazing Rainforest Cloverbud Workshop-Woodford

County: Woodford

We're headed off to the rainforest, Cloverbuds! Come learn about the animals who call the rainforest home as well as some interesting facts about this amazing place in our world. Thursday, March 7…

Illinois 4-H Road Trip: College and Career Day

Registration is open!

Join us for an exciting day of exploration and inspiration! Road Trip: College and Career Day is a fun filled day conference for youth across the State of Illinois who are…