The University of Illinois Extension is celebrating their 100 years of service in the month of May.
It was on May 8, 1914 that President Woodrow Wilson signed the Smith-Lever Act which created the Extension Service as the educational arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Becky Buckrop with the Extension office in Milan which serves, Henry, Stark, Mercer and Rock Island Counties says it has been quite a run…
To help celebrate the milestone, the public is invited to join Extension staff on Wednesday, May 7th from 3-5 at the Black Hawk East Campus to learn more about the Extension service…
That’s Becky Buckrop with the University of Illinois Extension.