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2015 Macon County 4-H Show

Macon County 4-H youth were busy this week showcasing their talents, skills and creativity at the 2015 4-H Show. See what was happening thanks to an article entitled, Projects at 4-H Cover Wide Fields of Interest, and photos by Valerie Wells of the Herald & Review. ... Read More

Science is All About Me!

Everyone was excited at the Science is All About Me Program hosted by Macon County 4-H.  See what was in store for these 5-7 year olds as they went on a science adventure.  4-H Teen Teachers lead the program and worked with the youth teaching them all about science. ... Read More

A Fury of Feathers at the Fair

A feathered fury of fun occurred at the 2015 4-H Poultry Show this year for Macon & Piatt County 4-Hers. Check out all the details thanks to a great article entitled Judges Evaluate 4-H Competitors' Poultry from Ryan Voyles at the Herald & Review.  Thanks also to Ryan Voyles for the photographs.  ... Read More

Make-Explore-Share on CiLiving

The hosts of CiLiving had tons of fun with Jennifer Nelson talking about Make-Explore-Share this past week. Check out this fun and entertaining interview showcasing some of the cool opportunities that were available at the 2015 Make-Explore-Share.         ... Read More

The 18th Annual Gardening Insights

Gardeners from throughout Central Illinois took part in the 18th Annual Gardening Insights Day on February 14, 2015.  Over 168 individuals took part in the day-long event showcasing new trends and topics in horticulture.  Thanks so much to Danny Damiana for the photos and Theresa Churchill from the Herald & Review for Beautiful Yards Made Easy. ... Read More

Put the Fun Back in the Holidays

It was time to put the fun back in the holidays with the 2015 Deck the Halls & Delight in the Delectable. See what the participants learned and created in this holiday workshop.  Thanks to Theresa Churchill and Jim Bowling, from the Herald & Review for covering this event for us.  Check out the full story at Holiday Workshop and ... Read More

4-H Family Food Challenge

Macon County 4-H members and their families were showcased on the Herald & Review website in a photo gallery showcasing the 4-H Family Food Challenge. Teams were tasked with creating a healthy snack with mystery ingredients. Check out all of the great photos that were taken by Herald & Review Photographer, Lisa Morrison by checking out this 4-H Family Food ... Read More

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

Heirloom Gardens, A True Gem

Keeping a 1100 foot garden up and going at the Rock Springs Nature Center is the task and enjoyment of the University of Illinois Macon County Master Gardener Program.  Over 20 volunteers will help to make the garden successful this year.  Take a look at the wonderful article written by Emily Steele of the Herald & Review.   ... Read More