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SNAP-Ed educator Nimo Yusuf at grocery store
October 22, 2020

During the pandemic, Extension SNAP-Ed educator Nimo Yusuf found an alternative way to connect with Minnesota’s Somali community.

Green pointed leaves turning red with bright orange small berries.
October 21, 2020

Popular landscape shrub winged Euonymus or burning bush has been added to the State Noxious Weed List as a Specially Regulated Plant.

Apples hanging from branch with leaves.
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.

Group of people around a ground mounted solar panel.

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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