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May 21, 2018

U of M Extension resources help assess prevented planting options

ST. PAUL, Minn. (5/21/2018)--Heavy spring rains resulting in flooded fields have delayed planting for many farmers in southern Minnesota.

April 17, 2018

Citizen science blooms in Twin Cities with City Nature Challenge

ST. PAUL, Minn. (4/16/2018)—People of all ages and science backgrounds can take part in an international nature challenge set for April 27 to 30 across the Twin Cities metro area.

April 10, 2018

Help identify an invasive species before it spreads to crops, gardens


ST. PAUL, Minn. (4/10/2018)—Minnesotans are encouraged to use a new app to help researchers identify an unwelcome invasive insect—the brown marmorated stink bug—and prevent its spread.

April 03, 2018

For farmers and citizen scientists, ways to promote healthy crops and landscape

ST. PAUL, Minn. (4/2/18)—Invasive species cast a damaging shadow in whatever environment they occupy. 

With growing season on the horizon, Extension scientists are asking for Minnesotans help to better understand invasive plants and insects and reduce the harm they cause.

March 27, 2018

Farm incomes take another dip in 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (3/27/2018)—Bumper crops and spotty upticks in earnings were not enough to save most sectors of Minnesota farming from the fifth consecutive year of thin profits.

February 02, 2018

Extension educator Carlson recognized by corn growers as Friend of Agriculture

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Feb. 2, 2018)—University of Minnesota Extension crops educator Brad Carlson was recognized recently with the Minnesota Corn Growers Association’s annual “Friend of Agriculture” award.

December 07, 2017

Overindulgence and good hearts: Parenting during holidays and beyond

ST. PAUL, Minn. (12/7/2017)—If holiday shopping feels like being stuck in a pressure cooker, here are some good questions for families to ask and open a valve:
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