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October 19, 2020

What if you can't get out before a forecasted hard freeze to pick your apples? The good news according to U of M fruit researchers is your apples should be okay provided the temperature doesn't fall much below 28.

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With assistance from the Clean Energy Resource Teams, districts across Greater Minnesota are exploring how solar can save money on energy bills, demonstrate leadership in sustainability and provide educational opportunities to students.

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October 12, 2020

When Nancy Hegland was growing up, Minnesota 4-H was an important part of her life. Today, her three children participate and she works as an Extension youth development program leader.

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October 8, 2020

Read more about which tree and woodland sequestered the most carbon in 2020.

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