Hillsboro, Ill. – Learn more about common oak species, current pests, and diseases of oaks. Topics will take a closer look at oak diseases such as bacterial leaf scorch, bur oak blight, oak wilt, and sudden oak death.

University of Illinois Extension will host an Oak Pests and Diseases Workshop held at the Montgomery County Extension Office (#1 Industrial Park Drive, Hillsboro). Join University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, Andrew Holsinger, as he presents common oak problems. This program will take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This program is free and open to the public. Please pre-register by visiting http://go.illinois.edu/cjmm or by calling 217.532.3941. Please register by October 22.

University of Illinois Extension provides practical education that helps people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. For more information visit the Unit 18 website at https://go.illinois.edu/cjmm or contact your local Extension office.