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  • Winter Bird Feeding Basics
    Winter is a time for repose and reflection, and many gardeners take to bird feeding to fill their need for color, texture and interaction with their landscape.
  • General Livestock Judging Team
    If you are interested in participating on judging teams, read on for details how to get involved.
  • New Member Family Fun Event
    Is your family new to Douglas County 4-H? Do you want to learn more about what 4-H has to offer? Then we want to see you on Saturday, January 6!
  • New Family Mentor Guide
    Attention new families (and seasoned families), we have put together a New Family Mentor Guide to help make joining 4-H easier and smoother.
  • It's Time to Enroll/Re-Enroll
    Online Enrollment for the 2017-2018 4-H Year is Open Now

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County Horticulture Educator

  • Successfully Growing Traditional Plants of the Season
    Several traditional holiday plants make their appearance in your local retail markets this time of year. If you’re looking for a gift plant, or a decorating accent there are many from which to choose.
  • Invasive Plants in Douglas County
    Last week the Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed that Palmer Amaranth has been found in Douglas County. Another noxious weed that I have recently had questions about is Common Buckthorn
  • Managing Box Elder Bugs
    Black and orange insects abound this time of year. This week I have had several calls about the black, orange striped Box Elder Bug (BEB).

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Master Gardeners

  • Let's Get Growing - April 7, 2018
    Douglas County Master Gardeners and keynote speaker Eric Bergeson welcome you for a wide variety of adult education sessions for everyone from beginning home gardeners to horticulture professionals!

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Health and Nutrition

Visit Extension's Health and Nutrition Site

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


U of M Extension
Douglas County

720 Fillmore Ste B090

Alexandria MN 56308-1763
(320) 762-3890 (phone)
(320) 762-3871 (fax)

Douglas County Extension Committee

  • Keith Englund, County Commissioner
  • Charlie Meyer, County Commissioner
  • Eddie Dummer
  • Carol Engebretson
  • Steve Henry
  • Ronda Kent
  • Kelly Lund
  • Char Rosenow
  • Rebecca Sternquist
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