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September 22, 2015

Test shows horse did not have EHV-1

Media Contact: Aimee Viniard-Weideman, U of M Extension, (651) 894-4591,

ST. PAUL, Minn. (9/22/2015)—A horse that became ill during the State 4-H Horse Show last Friday tested negative for Equine Herpesvirus 1, according to the University of Minnesota Extension.

September 15, 2015

Showcasing the Extension-County partnership at the 2015 State Fair

Bev Durgan
By Bev Durgan, Dean, University of Minnesota Extension, for "Minnesota Counties" newsletter

The 2015 State Fair once again provided an important opportunity for Extension to showcase our youth, county partnerships, Master Gardeners, and Extension education and research to the more than 1.5 million people who attended the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

September 11, 2015

Explore Morocco and Minnesota Connections Sept. 15-17 at U of M

Media contacts: Catherine Dehdashti, U of M Extension,, (612) 625-0237 (week of Sept. 7); Allison Sandve, U of M Extension,, (612) 626-4077 (week of Sept. 14)

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (9/10/2015) — Morocco and Minnesota Connections is three days of events and activities to highlight the historic relationship between the University of Minnesota and Morocco and build more connections.

September 10, 2015

U of M hosting showcase to educate, engage and inform about aquatic invasive species

Media contacts: Catherine Dehdashti, U of M Extension,, (612) 625-0237; Allison Sandve, U of M Extension,, (612) 626-4077

ST. PAUL (9/10/2015) —The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC), along with University of Minnesota Extension, announce the 2015 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase, to be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16. The conference will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1980 Buford Ave., on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus.

September 04, 2015

Prevent flash fires and explosions: watch for deep-pit manure foam

Media Contact: Allison Sandve, U of M Extension, (612) 626-4077,

ST. PAUL, Minn. (9/3/2015)—Manure deep-pits under swine barns in the Upper Midwest are getting full in this time of year, and concern over pit foaming is especially high. Pork producers should be vigilant.

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