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Dog-day cicada on a plant stem.

Parts of the country are set to see the emergence of high numbers of cicadas. What’s all the buzz about, and should Minnesotans be investing in earplugs?

Laura stands among tomato cages wearing a U of M hat and maroon polo shirt, She has the look of accomplishment.

University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener volunteers share the bounty while getting whole communities out into the garden.

A line of colorful, hand-painted rocks on the sidewalk outside a building.

Extension’s Welcoming Communities assessment helps communities identify their strengths and weaknesses related to diversity and inclusion efforts.

Two boys wearing safety goggles as they work on building the machine.

The 2024 Engineering Design Challenge asks youth to think about how engineering can help prepare and protect against extreme weather events.

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