University of Minnesota Extension
Menu Menu

Extension > Extension County Offices > Blue Earth


  • Helping Hands Grant: A great source of funding for your 4-H club
    Approximately $30,000 will be awarded to 4-H counties and clubs through the Helping Hands Grant Program.
  • Blue Earth County December Clover Update is now available
    The Blue Earth County 4-H Clover Update monthly newsletter contains the latest news and information about 4-H events, deadlines, training, scholarship opportunities, projects and other activities for members, families, and volunteers in your county.
  • Register now for 4-H BLU
    The Building Leadership and Understanding (BLU) program is an exciting and fun leadership adventure hosted by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors. Youth from across the state come together for one of five overnight leadership workshops in February and March.
  • Regional Horse Event
    Regional Horse Event is a great time to connect with others interested in the horse project.
  • Winter Round-Up
    Winter Roundup is an exciting three day, two night conference focused on developing youth and adult leadership in the 4-H Horse Project. The conference is packed with speakers and educational workshops. Topics cover areas such as developing leadership skills, horse care and showing, horse project areas such as Western Heritage, Horse Bowl, Hippology, Speech and Demo, applying to the Dan Patch and Youth Leadership Awards and much more!

More 4-H in Blue Earth County

County Agriculture Educator

  • Winter dairy producer series
    Contemporary dairy production issues and current research will frame the topics of the five-part series. The program is free of charge, and a light lunch will be provided.
  • Farm Bill
    The "Agricultural Act of 2014," commonly called the farm bill, changes many programs and rules affecting farms and farmers. It is incredibly important to stay informed and up to date on this information.
  • What is a fair farm rental agreement?
    Farm land rental rates have never been higher and determining a fair and profitable farm rent agreement is a challenge in today’s economy with recent record corn and soybean prices and record farm land values followed by significantly lower prices for 2015.

More County Agriculture Educator in Blue Earth County


  • Gardening
    Get information about best plants and gardening practices for Minnesota lawns, landscapes, and gardens.

Visit Extension's Garden Site

Blue Earth County partners with Extension to deliver even more practical education and research right in your county.


U of M Extension
Blue Earth County

204 S 5th St Ste 310
PO Box 8608
Mankato MN 56002-8608
(507) 304-4325 (phone)
(507) 304-4059 (fax)

Blue Earth County Extension Committee

  • Kip Bruender, County Commissioner
  • Drew Campbell, County Commissioner
  • Mark Piepho, County Commissioner
  • Will Purvis, County Commissioner
  • Vance Stuehrenberg, County Commissioner
  • Ron Bergemann
  • Laura Corgard
  • Norla Hesse
  • Lynda Kruse
  • Lisa Malinski
  • Bob Meyer
  • Bob Roelofs
  • Lee Williams
  • © 2013 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy