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  • Save the Date - 4.20.2017
    Check here for an upcoming list of 4-H events in Itasca County!
  • YELLO!
    Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Out loud! (YELLO!) is an exciting and fun, citizenship and leadership conference planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors, involving over 300 youth annually.
  • Youth Program Quality and Risk Management Workshop
    When leading a 4-H club or project area, have you wondered... “How can we improve this program?” Please plan to join us, as we investigate "What does a quality youth program look like?" with University of Minnesota Extension Educator, Jan Derdowski.
  • Federation Minutes Here - April 2017
    Get your copy of the Itasca County 4-H Federation Minutes here!
  • Build It! Challenge
    Have fun building and creating your own solutions to a variety of challenges using mandatory pieces and selecting from our "supply pantry". LEGOs, cups, sticks, and more!

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County Natural Resource Educator

  • Itasca County Landowners Can Plan On It!
    For landowners in Itasca County having a healthy and productive woodlot is important. And we recognize that we have new challenges facing us with a growing list of invasive species and a changing climate. It is very important to take the time to develop clear management goals with intentional planning to maintain the resiliency of your woods.
  • Information on moving docks, lifts and equipment in Itasca County
    If you plan to move a dock, lift or other water equipment from one lake or river to another, all visible zebra mussels, faucet snails, and aquatic plants must be removed whether they are dead or alive.
  • White Pine Versus Deer
    Recently there have been many questions coming into Itasca County Extension office regarding deer damaging white pine seedlings.

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  • Annual Plant Sale
    The Itasca County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Plant Sale on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Think Spring! Growing Healthy Vegetables Guide
    Spring is just around the corner. As the growing season fast approaches for garden enthusiasts, the University of Minnesota proudly offers a new gardening basics resource.
  • 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
Itasca County

123 NE 4th St
Grand Rapids MN 55744-2659
(218) 327-7486 (phone)
(218) 327-7382 (fax)

Itasca County Extension Committee

  • Burl Ives, County Commissioner
  • Terry G. Snyder, County Commissioner
  • Scott Belknap
  • Debra Davis
  • Trish Harren
  • David Hayes
  • Conley Janssen
  • Doug Learmont
  • Cindy McNichols
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