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Extending Knowledge, Changing Lives

University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents in all of Illinois' 102 counties.

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As part of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System, Illinois Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

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Extension offers research-based programs in nutrition, agriculture and natural resources, gardening, parenting, youth leadership, and economic and community development.

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The College of ACES and Extension produce hundreds of publications that are excellent resources for information and educational related to agriculture, the environment, food, and human interests.