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Extension news and highlights
The Spotted Wing Drosophila is a tiny fly that is costing Minnesota fruit growers big money.
It lays its eggs directly in the flesh of raspberries and blackberries, high-value crops often grown by organic growers and others who try hard to prevent pests and manage them with great care.
Rick Carlson had no big goal in mind when he started his farm, except for to build University of Minnesota Extension 4-H clubs in Carver County to help youth explore llamas. For more than a decade, he has put endless hours into working with 4-H youth to ensure they have a positive, hands-on experience.
The University of Minnesota’s Biosecure Entry and Education Trailer traveled more than 1,800 miles across Minnesota in June, bringing biosecurity education to 230 4-H livestock exhibitors at six locations in the state.