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Composted manure being hauled by a tractor on a field.

With current soaring commercial fertilizer prices, some crop farmers are seeking to buy manure from their livestock owner neighbors. Luckily, livestock and crop farmers teaming up can prove to be mutually beneficial.

Empty bench on a hill looking over Lake Superior

Opioids continue to be the driving cause of drug overdose deaths. For the past three years University of Minnesota Extension and the College of Pharmacy led work on community-based solutions to the opioid crisis in rural Minnesota.

4-H award plaque presented by judge is held by 4-H youth

Seven 4-H'ers had an amazing learning experience at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Ky., last week, according to 4-H volunteer Mark Otto.

Strawberry patch covered in leaf mulch.

It is finally time to cover your strawberries for winter. Before snow covers the ground, cover your strawberry patch with 2 to 3 inches of straw or leaf mulch.

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