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Winter weather is tough enough on plants. Use these strategies to protect your plants from animal browsers.

Screenshot of the 2023 USDA Minnesota Plant Hardiness Zone Map - a map of Minnesota with assigned colored zones

Using data collected from over 13,000 weather stations during a 30-year period, the new USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map provides higher resolution and more accurate zonal information.

three Somali men meet with a farmer

Can camels be raised as dairy in Minnesota? An innovative collaboration between Extension and Somali community members in Stearns County is exploring the possibilities.

An adult and two teens make a red, white and blue quilt

Youth in Swift County 4-H, in partnership with other community members, have sewn 110 quilts to deliver to the Montevideo Veterans Home, which opens in nearby Chippewa County in early 2024.

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