Welcome to Yellow Medicine County
Yellow Medicine County partners with Extension to deliver practical education and research you can use at home, at work and in your community.
4-H is an out-of-school, hands-on learning program for young people grades K-13. Youth choose a project that is interesting to them and explore it with peers and caring adults. 4-H clubs are groups of youth who want to learn together and meet in every part of Minnesota.
Yellow Medicine County has many active 4-H clubs. To learn more, contact Yellow Medicine County 4-H staff. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Give to Yellow Medicine County 4-H
Gifts support 4-H youth development in Yellow Medicine County, and local programming coordinated by the Yellow Medicine County 4-H Council.
There are several ways to join or re-enroll in 4-H.
- Join 4-H for the first time or re-enroll
- Enroll as an independent member
- Get in touch with us
- Contact the Yellow Medicine County Extension Office at 320-669-4471 or email@example.com
Volunteering with Yellow Medicine County 4-H
4-H Youth Development is a hands-on learning program for Minnesota youth. We offer online, small group and independent learning experiences for youth of all ages. In 4-H, youth choose the topic they find interesting and caring adults support their learning and leadership. From agronomy to space exploration and creative arts to outdoor adventures, 4-H has just the right learning experience for young people.
There are many ways to participate in 4-H!
Yellow Medicine has many active 4-H clubs. To learn more, contact Yellow Medicine 4-H staff.
The Yellow Medicine County 4-H Showcase will be July 20-22, 2023, at the Yellow Medicine County Fairgrounds in Canby.
The following resources will help you prepare for the fair:
- All about 4-H at the fair in Yellow Medicine County
- 2023 Yellow Medicine County 4-H fair premium book and FAQs
- Yellow Medicine County 4-H schedule at the fair
If you have questions about fair registrations or anything related to 4-H at the fair, please contact Alicia Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-669-4471.
Find the latest on Extension agricultural research and news you can use on your farm from local experts.
Statewide news and blogs
- Agricultural Business Management News - Business and financial resources for farmers.
- Beef News - Beef industry featured events, farm safety and animal health.
- Dairy News - Dairy industry featured events, farm safety and animal health.
- Fruit and Vegetable News - Local production and marketing of fruit and vegetable crops in Minnesota.
- Minnesota Crop News - Emerging issues affecting Minnesota row crops and forages.
Health and nutrition
Extension offers a variety of educational programs about nutrition and health in Traverse County. These programs are open to families and individuals of all ages who are eligible for benefits through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or who meet Extension’s program income guidelines.
Programs are offered in community settings such as food shelves, schools, community centers and public housing sites. The programs are free to all individuals and families who meet income guidelines, and may be offered in multiple languages, depending on the audience needs and availability of educators.
Learn more about staying healthy and eating well.
Join Extension educators and community partners in events that encourage health, wellbeing and good nutrition.
Stay up to date with our health and nutrition news.
Find information that helps families make informed decisions leading to better health and wellbeing.
Extension engages Minnesotans to strengthen the social, civic, economic and technological capacity of their communities. We help create vibrant communities and enhance skills and knowledge in economics, leadership and civic engagement, and tourism.
Check our community research page for reports on county and community-focused topics relating to local economics, retaining businesses, growing retail markets, developing tourism, and more.
Local programs can be offered in collaboration with local community organizations and government agencies. Current programs include: Minnesota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (MARL)
Contact an educator in your area for consultation, guidance and conversation about your community.
Minnesota is a great place to explore, understand and conserve the natural landscape. Extension education, volunteer and community science programs encourage people to become stewards of Minnesota’s public and private lands.
Extension's Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) connect Greater Minnesota communities and University of Minnesota knowledge and resources to support local sustainability projects. Working in partnership, RSDP supports community-driven projects in four focus areas: agriculture and food systems, clean energy, natural resources and resilient communities. Projects are supported by boards made up of local community members and University faculty and staff. Learn more about RSDP’s recent work in Yellow Medicine County and neighboring communities, and how to submit a project idea.
Join us at an event in your community.
Find opportunities to learn about the natural environment, how to care for your forest lands, and how you and your family can get out and explore nature around the state and in your own backyard.
Find information on community-focused news.
Find out how to take care of your trees and enjoy Minnesota's beautiful woodlands.
From preserving our wetlands to combating invasive species, read about protecting and enjoying nature.
Learn more about community-driven sustainability projects happening across Minnesota.
Yellow Medicine County Extension
U of M Extension, Yellow Medicine County
1000 10th Avenue, Suite 1
PO Box 128
Clarkfield, MN 56223
- Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, by appointment only
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