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June 22, 2015

4-H Science of Ag helps pave way to careers for youth

ST. PAUL, Minn. (6/22/2015)—The first-ever 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge brought 12 teams of youth from across the state to the University of Minnesota last week to present their research on important agricultural issues, including soil preservation, public opinion on genetically modified organisms, food waste and more.

June 16, 2015

June 05, 2015

VIDEO: 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge - Bee team

ST. PAUL, MN (6/5/2015) --The 4-H Bee Team is one of a dozen 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge teams across Minnesota working with local experts to identify issues in their communities and develop science-based solutions. University of Minnesota Extension's 4-H has developed the first program of its kind in the country to ignite excitement about agriculture, increase ag science literacy, and expand the pipeline of youth pursing agriculture-related careers.


May 21, 2015

VIDEO: 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge - Biodiesel team

ST. PAUL, MN (5/21/2015) —The 4-H Topsoil Team is one of a dozen 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge teams across Minnesota working with local experts to identify issues in their communities and develop science-based solutions. University of Minnesota Extension's 4-H has developed the first program of its kind in the country to ignite excitement about agriculture, increase ag science literacy, and expand the pipeline of youth pursing agriculture-related careers.


May 15, 2015

Extension analysis: Economic impact of avian flu nears $310 million as of May 11

Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at $309.9 million in Greater Minnesota, according to a newly released emergency economic impact analysis from the University of Minnesota Extension.

May 07, 2015

VIDEO: 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge - Topsoil team

ST. PAUL, MN (5/7/2015) —The 4-H Topsoil Team is one of a dozen 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge teams across Minnesota working with local experts to identify issues in their communities and develop science-based solutions. University of Minnesota Extension's 4-H has developed the first program of its kind in the country to ignite excitement about agriculture, increase ag science literacy, and expand the pipeline of youth pursing agriculture-related careers.


May 05, 2015

Nobles County's David Benson receives U of M Outstanding Community Partner Service Award

Former Nobles County Commissioner David Benson was recently awarded the University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Partner Service Award. Benson was chosen as a University-affiliated community member who, by devoting time, talents, and expertise to serve the public good, has made significant, demonstrable and direct contributions to society's well-being.
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