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Community and School Garden Mini-grants Offered by the U of M Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership

The University of Minnesota Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (NWRSDP) is offering mini-grants for gardens for communities and schools. The mini-grants can be used for gardening supplies, equipment and tools, and communication and outreach activities, up to a maximum award … Continue reading

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Senior Adam Kleinschmidt Receives Top Student Award from Minnesota Chapter of the The Wildlife Society

Adam Kleinschmidt, a senior from Glenwood, Minn., majoring in natural resources at the University of Minnesota, Crookston received the Student Conservationist award from the Minnesota Chapter of The Wildlife Society at its annual meeting in Fargo,N.D. This award marks the … Continue reading

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Third Annual Horse Judging Open Invitational set for Friday, March 30, 2012, for Youth and Collegiate Teams at the U of M, Crookston

The third annual Horse Judging Open Invitational at the University of Minnesota, Crookston has been set for Friday, March 30, 2012, at the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC). Both youth and collegiate teams are eligible to participate. Individuals and … Continue reading

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Local Foods College Series Provides Opportunity to Learn from Practitioners and Educators Beginning January 24, 2012; Sponsored by the NWRSDP and available via ITV at the U of M, Crookston

If you are interested in growing more of your own food or scaling up production to market garden scale, the upcoming Local Foods College is designed for you. The series, which begins on January 24, 2012, will offer an overview … Continue reading

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Retirement reception for Russ Severson, Extension educator, Tues., December 20, 2011, at the U of M, Crookston

Russ Severson, Extension educator in crops, will be retiring on December 29, after 38 years with the University of Minnesota. A retirement reception, celebrating Severson’s career will take place on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, from 3 – 5 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Soybean College to Address Soybean Production and Management at the University of Minnesota, Crookston on Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Early registration deadline for Soybean College Monday, December 12. Soybean producers and agriculture professionals interested in practical and in-depth management information to help maximize profits in soybean production are encouraged to participate in the Soybean College at the University of … Continue reading

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Collegiate Crops Judging Team from U of M, Crookston Brings Home Two Second-Place Finishes in National Competitions

The Collegiate Crops Judging Team from the University of Minnesota, Crookston competed in the national crops contests recently finishing second in both the Kansas City and Chicago contests. Members of the 2011 team include seniors Chase Boen, Karlstad, Minn., double … Continue reading

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Agriculture and Natural Resources Day continues Legacy at the U of M, Crookston; Day of competition in more than 20 contests to be held on Friday, December 2, 2011

Agriculture and Natural Resources Activities Day brings high school students from some 40 high schools to the University of Minnesota, Crookston on Friday, December 2, 2011. The annual event, which involves the students competing in more than 20 contests, has … Continue reading

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U of M, Crookston to hold Horse Owner Education Program on Saturday, November 12, 2011, from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the University Teaching and Outreach Center

The University of Minnesota, Crookston will host a horse owner education program on Saturday, November 12, 2011, from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC) on the campus. The cooperative program between the U … Continue reading

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U of M, Crookston Invites Area College Students to Outdoor Skills Day Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 4 – 7:30 p.m. at the Crookston Gun Club

College students from around the area are invited to attend College Outdoor Skills Day, taking place on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Crookston Gun Club, located north of the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus … Continue reading

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