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Brad Heins and student with cows under solar panels
December 4, 2019

Brad Heins, Extension organic dairy specialist, and his team that included graduate student Kirsten Sharpe, installed a solar powered system at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris to provide shade for their herd and energy for the milking parlor.

students plant seedlings in a plastic Tower Garden
November 25, 2019

An Extension SNAP-Ed educator taught nutrition to students at Butterfield-Odin School when they were in third and fourth grade. During fifth-grade, they learned about gardening and were able to make recipes with produce from a Tower Garden purchased with funds from the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership.

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