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County Agriculture Educator

  • AgriNews features UMN Cover Crop research
    This article interviews farmers who have participated in cover crop trials, and Extension educators and specialists working on cover crop research.
  • Meat Science 101 Evening Course
    University of Minnesota Meat Science lab offers a course on meat science on Wednesday evenings February through May. Topics include USDA grading, humane livestock handling, curing, and more.
  • Guide to Dakota County food policy available online
    With funding from Dakota County Public Health, a local group called Homegrown South hired the Public Law Center to search through local ordinances and prepare a report on how they relate to local food production, from back-yard chickens to farm stands. The report is available free online.

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

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U of M Extension
Dakota County

Suite 101
4100 220th St W
Farmington MN 55024-9539
(651) 480-7700 (phone)
(651) 480-7794 (fax)

Dakota County Extension Committee

  • Theresa Bachmeier
  • Amber Cameron
  • Thomas Craft
  • Kelly Harder
  • Carolyn Harstad
  • Tom Novak
  • Delores Pemble
  • Marlin Pierson
  • Brandt Richardson
  • Thomas Smith
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