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A pile of Japanese beetles in a trap.

Beyond the satisfaction of capturing hundreds of beetles in a trap, does your yard or garden actually benefit? The answer is, most likely, no.

Sign that says Edible gardens for people and pollinators in front of a raised bed garden that’s part of a larger raised bed garden.

Gardeners who want to use their garden spaces as efficiently as possible can grow plants we can eat that provide color, flavor, and fragrance, and also support pollinators. 

A group of youth standing on stairs with the first three rows of youth wearing 4-H green polos

Young people from 46 counties gathered in Bemidji, Minnesota for the Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Opportunities (YELLO) conference, June 14-17, 2022.

Three people meeting together to discuss the farm.

What is the culture on your farm? The culture of a business sets the tone and atmosphere of the work environment and can be used to gauge the health and satisfaction of your employees.

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