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Nicole Cash, Dakota County 4-H'er

Minnesota 4-H alumna Nicole Cash was selected as one of four 4-H Youth in Action award winners in 2023.

A tap directs sap from a tree into a bucket

In Minnesota, sap usually runs from about March 15 to April 20. Learn how to collect sap and add a fun activity to your early spring.

Nighttime front of the historic building with a lantern and patio tables in front. The windows are arched and have decorative metal work at the top.

U of M Extension’s Brigid Tuck provides 11 years of economic research.

Three large borwon hens pecking on a lawn.

Avian flu never left the United States in 2022 like it did in 2015. So it’s likely that by the end of March, Minnesota will again start to see the virus affect chickens, turkeys and wild waterfowl.

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