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Home Brew a Big Hit in Macon County!

Home brewing was a hit in Macon County when University of Illinois Extension offered its first class of beer brewing this past Saturday. See what it was all about with this article from the Herald & Review.  Thanks to Huey Freeman for the story and Lisa Morrison for the pictures. ... Read More

Impacting Our Community

University of Illinois Extension is proud to be celebrating our 100th Anniversary. Thanks to the Herald & Review, U of I Extension's history and future were showcased in the paper. Thanks to Emily Steele for the great article entitled Cooperative Extension Still Relevant After 100 Years. Take a look for yourself and see how we are still impacting our community ... Read More

Are You Ready for Robots?

The 4-H RoboStorms were a big hit at the Decatur Celebration.  Check out all of the fun and innovative things that these 4-Hers are doing with robots.  Thanks to Hugh Sullivan from the Herald & Review for showcasing the 4-H RoboStorms!   ... Read More

Yes, We Are Headed to the Decatur Celebration!

University of Illinois Extension in Macon County and the SNAP! Program were showcased in the Herald & Review because of their upcoming part in the Decatur Celebration.  Check out what's in store this coming Saturday!  Thanks to Theresa Churchill, H&R Reporter and and Danny Damiani, Photographer, for the great article and photos.   ... Read More

Macon County 4-H Show

WICS in Springfield showcased the 2014 Macon County 4-H Show on their Top Stories. See what 4-Hers are learning besides basic cooking skills! ... Read More

100 Years and Going Strong….

Thanks to the Macon County 4-H & Extension Foundation, the 100th Anniversary of Extension, was celebrated with popcorn, awards, and anxious movie goers in Macon County.  Check out what all the excitement was about by reading the article written by Emily Steele of the Herald & Review!   ... 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