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2014 Garden Walk Preview

Are you wanting a little sneak peak of what the 2014 Garden Walk has to offer? I sure hope that this wonderful article from the Herald & Review sparks your interest. Tickets are on sale now! Thanks to Theresa Churchill for the wonderful article. ... Read More


2014 Garden Walk

The Macon County Master Gardeners are hosting their 2014 Garden Walk on Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 2:00-6:00pm in Decatur, IL.  Join them for a self-guided tour of 6 beautiful Decatur area gardens.  Watch their WAND TV interview for more details about the event. ... Read More



My Word, My Story, My Extension

Thanks to the Herald & Review for this great article on our 100th Anniversary video sessions sponsored by the Macon County 4-H & Extension Foundation. Look for the video which will be coming soon! 100th Anniversary Herald & Review Article   ... Read More


Preserving Tradition: The Joy of Canning

Illinois County Living Magazine showcased the Yes! You Can Program in their recent article Preserving Tradition: The Joy of Canning. Take a look at what they had to say about the program and the helpful information provided by our very own Caitlin Huth, Nutrition & Wellness Educator. ... Read More


Macon County 4-H College Scholarships Announced

The Macon County 4-H and Extension Foundation awards college scholarships to youth who are or have been 4-H members in Macon County and have shown outstanding 4-H career work, leadership, scholarship, and community service. Learn more about the 2014 scholarship winners by clicking on the Macon County 4-H Scholarships 2014. ... Read More




U of I Extension to be a Part of the 2014 Decatur Celebration!

That's right, University of Illinois Extension will be at the 2014 Decatur Celebration! Check out this exciting article on all we will have to offer. More details coming soon. http://herald-review.com/news/local/decatur-celebration-unveils-headliners-for-th-run/article_1935ae93-b092-5316-b02f-eee67509c1e6.html       ... Read More


4-H Robotics Showcased at Decatur Business Expo

The Macon County 4-H Robotics team is showcased in this great video from the Herald & Review. Showcased are two 4-H youth who talk about robotics and our 3-D Printer at the Decatur Business Expo! Thanks to Hugh Sullivan for the great video!   ... Read More