Learn more about engineering design and the 2023 Minnesota 4-H Engineering Design Challenge. The theme for this year’s Engineering Design Challenge honors the 10 year anniversary of this program: Take Your Best Shot and Celebrate!
Plants to keep in mind that repel or discourage insects in our yards and gardens as we make our plant shopping lists before heading out to the greenhouses.
Each day, 33 children are injured in an agricultural related incident and every 3 days, a child dies in such an incident. University of Minnesota Extension is offering a Youth Farm Safety Day to educate youth about farm hazards and how to prevent farm accidents from happening.
Do you hope to exhibit with 4-H at the Minnesota State Fair? All 4-H livestock exhibitors must complete livestock quality assurance training. Youth in 3-5 grades who exhibit in the swine project are also asked to complete this training.
The Emergency Grain Storage Facility Assistance Program (EGSFP) provides cost-share assistance to grain producers or local commercial grain facilities to construct storage facilities.
What does the word “girdle” mean for a tree? It means there has been damage all the way around the trunk of the tree or shrub. The bark has been chewed or stripped off. Can your tree survive if this happens? If your tree has in-tact bark around 25% or more of its trunk, it can survive.
Proud Vietnam veteran and U of M retiree Jim Rowe recently attended a beekeeping field day near his home in Owatonna.
Take some time to re-enroll in Steele County 4-H!
National 4-H week is October 2-8!
Starting in mid-July, a familiar face joined the RSDP Statewide leadership team to serve as Assistant Statewide Director. Constance Carlson has been part of RSDP since 2016 when she was hired to develop markets and supply chains for specialty crops.