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Want to help pollinators? Try these annuals and native grasses

Media Contact: Allison Sandve, University of Minnesota Extension, office 612-626-4077, mobile 651-492-0811, ajsandve@umn.edu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (5/24/2017)— Minnesotans eager to help pollinators now can turn to research at the University of Minnesota Extension, which looked at which annual flowers likeliest to attract bees, butterflies, moths and other insects.

Extension receives $1 million to help Greater Minnesota

Media Contact: Allison Sandve, University of Minnesota Extension, office 612-626-4077, mobile 651-492-0811, ajsandve@umn.edu. Also: Kent Olson, associate dean and economist, University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality, office 612-625-7723, mobile 612-360-5898, kdolson@umn.edu; Kathryn Draeger, statewide director, Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, 612-625-3148 and mobile 651-470-7720, draeg001@umn.edu

Federal research grants build upon ‘brain gain’ studies, local food access to wholesale distribution

St. Paul, Minn. (5/17/2017)—University of Minnesota Extension has received nearly $1 million in two federal grants to seek solutions to current concerns in Greater Minnesota.