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Unpruned apple tree on an urban farm.
February 25, 2021

It is time to prune your fruit trees! The UMN Extension Horticulture team has you covered with videos and instructions on how to prune home apple trees. 

A white weasel in the snow
February 24, 2021

Keep yourself busy this winter by taking part in our weekly nature activity challenge. This week see if you can find an animal wearing winter camouflage.

2 boys and their cow
February 23, 2021

Although COVID-19 changed how we socialize with others, 4-H maintained steady opportunities for families to learn, make connections and find joy in their communities. 3,520 youth engaged in 4-H programs across Northeast Minnesota last year.

Young family saving money
February 19, 2021

Saving money often seems difficult since there are so many demands on our spending, but there are ways to establish a habit and stash away some needed funds. Join the national conversation.

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