University of Minnesota Extension is leading the 2014 Minnesota Statewide High Tunnel Conference on March 24 and 25 at the Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel in Brooklyn Center.
University of Minnesota Extension’s most recent statewide news releases and Ag News Wire columns.
March 3, 2014
The Minnesota 4-H Foundation hosts the first-ever "4-H Celebrates Agriculture" banquet at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 20 at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul.
January 22, 2014
4-H makes a difference throughout Minnesota. Recently, the Star Tribune profiled a Hennepin County club that meets in the Franklin Library in Minneapolis. Most of its members are of Somali heritage; their recent efforts include making a video about the rich diversity of their neighborhood.
Read the Star Tribune story at www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/237258711.html
December 12, 2013
The number of lenders sending notices under Minnesota's Farmer-Lender Mediation program dropped by nearly half in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2013. During the same time, the overall amount of debt taken to mediation decreased by more than half from the previous year.
Today, University of Minnesota Extension announced a restructuring of the federally funded SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Education Program - Education) for low-income audiences.
November 10, 2013
Many of the foods found on a traditional Thanksgiving dinner plate are mainstays of Minnesota farms. Minnesota leads the nation in production of turkey, red potatoes and green peas and has contributed to great advancements in wheat, butter, honey, and fruit and vegetable production.
October 14, 2013
University of Minnesota Extension Dean Bev Durgan honored Connie Greer, Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity at the Minnesota Department of Human Services, on Oct. 8 at Extension's annual conference. She also honored several Extension faculty and staff members for exemplary work that helped Minnesotans improve their lives through Extension research and education.