U of I Refresher Food

This five-hour refresher course focuses on sanitation, health, personal hygiene and safe food handling practices. University of Illinois Extension and the Woodford County Health Department are offering this course. The course meets the re-certification standards required by the Illinois Department…

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Japanese Beetles:

EUREKA – The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman, can be a “pain” for both home gardeners and farmers. The beetle is about 1/2 inch long with a metallic-green body with six small tufts of white hair along each side, under…

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Summer Gardening Tomato Tips

EUREKA – Summer can be challenging for gardeners, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.“Spring is easy–cool weather, no bugs, gentle rains, a few weeds–all is good,” said Ron Wolford. “Summer is a different story–raging storms, heat, drought, waves…

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