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U of M Gophers mailbox in front of farm fields and white farm building
August 6, 2020

Featuring U of M President Joan Gabel, Governor Tim Walz, Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen, Extension Dean Bev Durgan, CFANS Dean Brian Buhr, Interim College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Laura Molgaard and Farmfest Show Director Amy LaTessa.

Boy wearing red shirt that says Country Roads on it sits in front of his nature bingo card with leaves he has collected
August 3, 2020

From stomp rockets to tasty peppers, 4-H summer interns helped provide youth screen-free opportunities to explore, discover and be inspired.

family saving money, two parents and two children
August 2, 2020

Many families are finding themselves without a job or a reduction in pay or hours. Community partners are looking for ways to help families navigate these tough times.

water weed and zoom participants
July 30, 2020

4-H Water Watchers has made a big leap in its fourth year. It was already an exciting learning experience for young scientists, designed to embed natural science experiences in recreational activities like with kayaking and trapping crayfish.

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