Farm and food webinars coming

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

A series of webinars on a variety of topics that relate to small farms and local foods will be held at the University of Illinois Extension office in Pontiac on Thursdays at 1p.m. beginning Jan. 26 and running through March 29.

University of Illinois Extension educators will present information on small farms, poultry, horticulture, livestock, woodlands, pasture management, and other topics.

For example, on Thursday, Jan. 26 a webinar presented by Extension educator Kyle Cecil and Extension specialist Ken Koelkebeck will provide information for small farm producers that will help identify characteristics, opportunities and challenges of pasture-based poultry production.

The series will be hosted by Extension Educator Chris Konieczka at the Livingston County Extension Office Conference Room, 1412 S. Locust St in Pontiac.  Please contact Chris with any questions cmkonie@illinois.edu or 815-842-1776.  Learn about all the webinar options and register for these free classes on our website http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw.