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  • Jackson County Jackpot Hog Show June 27 2015 Mark Your Calendars
    Mark your calendars for the upcoming Jackson County Jackpot Hog Show scheduled for Saturday June 27th. Many different classes. Check out the flyer for the weigh in information, schedule and rules.
  • Jackson County 4-H April 2015 Clover Update Now Available
    The Jackson County 4-H Clover Update monthly newsletter contains the latest news and information about 4-H events, deadlines, training, opportunities, projects and other activities for members, families, and volunteers in Jackson County. Check out information about Advisory Board and Federation meetings, Ambassadors, Fruit Fundraiser results, Disaster Relief Bake Sale results, LQA&E, Livestock ID information, camping at fair, volunteers and more!
  • Updated Cloverbuds information sheet available
    Note changes and opportunities for Cloverbuds exhibiting in horse, sheep and lama projects.
  • SW MN 4-H Teen Camp June 17-18 2015
    A 24 hour camp designed to provide campers who just completed grades 7 & 8, age appropriate activities that challenge, excite, and encourage youth to experience camping in a whole new way! We’ll explore leadership and what skills a leader has and uses as well as recreation, campfire and more!
  • SW MN 4-H Camp June 24-26 2015
    4-H Residential Camp is for youth in 3rd - 6th grades held at Shetek Lutheran Ministries Camp on Lake Shetek. This full service facility offers cabins, a full menu of great food, and a wide variety of recreational activities including swimming, canoeing and campfires! Early Bird Rates until May 1, register by June 1st.

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County Agriculture Educator

  • HPAI - Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Information
    There have been several introductions of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in poultry in Minnesota and other Midwestern states. A hotline number (888-702-9963) is now available for poultry producers and members of the public who have general questions about avian influenza and biosecurity measures they can take to protect their birds. If you become aware of a sudden onset of sickness or high mortality in any kind or type of poultry flock (commercial or backyard) please call the Minnesota Board of Animal Health at 320 214 6700 (Ext 3804) or toll-free at 866-536-7593. Many resources are available - click on this article for additional informational links.

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U of M Extension
Jackson County

607 S Hwy 86

Lakefield MN 56150-3295
(507) 662-5293 (phone)
(507) 662-5016 (fax)
mnext-jackson@umn.edu

Jackson County Extension Committee

  • Dave Henkels, County Commissioner
  • Rosemary Schultz, County Commissioner
  • Curt Chergosky
  • Janice Fransen
  • Michelle Ignaszewski
  • Larry Liepold
  • Kevin Nordquist
  • Loren Tusa
  • Dorothy Ulbricht
  • Anne Wagner
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