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April 17, 2015

Avoid pruning or wounding oak trees to prevent the spread of oak wilt disease

To help prevent tree loss caused by oak wilt disease, Minnesota homeowners and forest landowners should avoid pruning or wounding oak trees from now through early summer.

April 13, 2015

Pioneer Press: 4-H youth teaching youth puts teens in classrooms

In Youth Teaching Youth, 4-H teens help younger students build the skills to make wise choices when they confront issues including internet safety, alcohol and other substances. St. Paul Pioneer Press reporter Mary Divine takes a look at how 4-H'ers bring this program to life in Washington County.
Youth Teaching Youth is a strong partnership between 4-H and local school districts.

Visit our Youth Teaching Youth page to learn about the program, its curriculum and more.

April 01, 2015

Minnesota crop and livestock farm incomes diverge in 2014

Strong prices and lower costs brought record profits to many Minnesota livestock farmers in 2014, while crop producers saw earnings deteriorate for the second consecutive year.
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