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Stearns County news

May 11, 2021

Those involved with agriculture can have many contributors to their continuous stress levels. Identifying both obvious and sneaky stressors on the farm and how they can impact those in the agricultural community can help.

May 11, 2021

If you don’t have the space for a garden, there is still an option, container gardening!

new display for fruits and vegetables in Somali grocery store
February 17, 2021

Somali halal grocery stores play an important role in shaping, improving and strengthening local food environments in Minnesota. Yet there is little known on how these stores manage to operate sustainably during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about what Extension is doing.

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Picture of the cover of the private pesticide applicator manual 19th edition.
January 6, 2021

Recertification for Private Pesticide Applicators will look a little different from previous years due to COVID-19. For farmers with certifications that expire on March 1, 2021, you can renew through 1 of 4 routes this year. This article has information about the options for farmers in Stearns, Benton and Morrison counties.

The winter dairy series addresses key issues affecting dairy farmers. It is a collaboration between University of Minnesota Extension, the Minnesota Dairy Initiative and other local and national presenters.

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