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2015 Landscape Professional Stateline Conference

Our snow-filled winter will soon be melting into a new spring… which will signal the time for the annual Landscape Professionals Stateline Conference, presented by University of Illinois Extension and University of Wisconsin-Extension on Friday, March 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St., Rockford IL. […]


Heating with propane or heating oil? Want to save some money?

The price of heating oil and propane may have drop for this heating season but is expected to rebound over the next 5 years. Based on currently energy prices, heating with an efficient wood burning appliance could save you 15-20% on energy costs but at the historical prices of the past few years, you could […]


HCE On the Move and In The Groove

On the Move and in the Groove is an HCE (Home Community Education) program that will be focusing on walking and exercise as a county-wide activity. Any activity you do between March 2nd and May 24th can be counted. This includes walking, biking, gardening, cleaning, painting, swimming, hiking, etc.   Each 20 minutes equals 1 point, for […]


2014 Farm Bill PowerPoint Presentation from Farm Bill Meetings

Farm Bill 2014 Green and Rock County Presentation If you have attended a Meeting on the 2014 Farm Bill and wanted to review the presentation or if you haven’t attended and wanted more information feel free to click on the above link to open the informative PowerPoint that has deadlines and examples of the options […]