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  • Date & Location Change for 2017 Performing Arts & Demo Day
    Date & Location Change! All Performing Arts performances and all Demonstrations will take place in Barnesville on Wednesday, July 12th. Clothing/Textiles & Fashion Review will take place during General Exhibit Judging on Thursday, July 13th. Read further for more info...
  • Internship Opportunities with Clay Co. 4-H
    Are you looking for work experience in the youth development field? We are offering county-based 4-H summer intern positions throughout the state of Minnesota. Application deadline is February 15th.
  • Livestock Judging Team forming in Clay County
    Are you interested in beef, sheep or swine? Do you want to know what makes a good animal? If so you should join the Clay County 4-H Livestock Judging Team.
  • Robotics Team Reorganizing for the New Year
    This STEM club has been active in Clay County for six years. If you want to learn about robotics, engineering, computer programming and keeping our 10,000 lakes healthy, check out this group. New members and friends are welcome to attend a meeting and see what it is all about. Who could you invite to come with you? See full article for more information.
  • Livestock Project Bowl Leads to Lively Learning
    Livestock Project Bowl is fun, increases your animal knowledge for showmanship, mandatory interviews at the State Fair and gets you into real competition. This group meets once a week January through March to study health, physiology, feeding, care and current industry issues of cattle, sheep, swine, and goats. For grades 3 and up.

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County Horticulture Educator

  • Successful seed starting at home
    Starting plants from seed can be easy and rewarding. This session will cover seed planting dates, lighting, potting medium selection and care of seedlings. Cost to attend this program is $10.
  • Voles in the home lawn
    Voles are small brown rodents about the size and shape of a mouse. We usually observe their small surface tunnels winding through our lawn right after snow melt. The grass in these areas is usually eaten to the soil line, leaving the crown of the grass plant intact and healthy.
  • Seed starting tips
    Starting vegetable and flower plants from seed has its advantages.

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

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Health and Nutrition

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U of M Extension
Clay County

715 11 St N Ste 107B
PO Box 280
Moorhead MN 56561-0280
(218) 299-5020 (phone)
(218) 299-7673 (fax)

Clay County Extension Committee

  • Frank Gross, County Commissioner
  • Jenny Mongeau, County Commissioner
  • Derek Crompton
  • Brenda Elmer
  • Lynne Flanders
  • Lori Johnson
  • Amy Madson
  • Terri Smith
  • Brian Thomas
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