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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Clusters of purplish blue bell-shaped flowers on thin green stems surrounded by grass-like leaves.
September 25, 2020

A new video from Julie Weisenhorn, Extension educator, shows how to plant bulbs for a spectacular spring bloom.

Four apples on a tree.
September 21, 2020

USDA's second round of direct farmer assistance, the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2, covers hundreds of commodities, including specialty and non-specialty crops and livestock.

4-H'er giving a talk about chickens outside
September 20, 2020

4-H reaches Minnesota youth in kindergarten through one year past high school. During the COVID-19 era, 4-H educators and volunteers have innovated to keep kids learning and growing.

Dad and son and daughter. His shirt says "Dads don't babysit. It's called parenting."
September 13, 2020

Dads are relaxed in online sessions and kids are trying healthy new foods, like a quesadilla so delicious a daughter sneaks off with the entire round.

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