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  • Get the free 4-H at the Minnesota State Fair app
    Keep up with what's happening with 4-H all day, every day of the state fair -- whether you're on the fairgrounds or at home.
  • Martin County 4-H August Clover Update now available
    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 your county. Check out fair information, meetings, Bellin Ag Education Barn, fair schedules, container garden challenge, showmanship clinic and much more
  • Minnesota State Fair Advance Ticket Locations 2015
    Are you are going to attend the Minnesota State Fair in 2015? Do you want to save a few dollars on advance purchase tickets? Check out the locations in the area where advance tickets are available from July 5 through August 26. Generally no tickets will be sold at county State Fair Meetings.
  • Martin County Fair Registration Due July 1!
    The County Fair is approaching quickly! Hopefully, you are already working on your exhibits and are making plans to exhibit at the fair. Registration is due Wednesday, July 1. The Registration Form packets have been sent out to all 4-H families. Get your forms in by June 16 to be placed in a drawing for a chance to win a $20 4-H Food Stand Punch Card! Please read the following directions carefully!
  • Martin County 4-H Competitive Events: Deadlines, Consequences, & Exemptions
    This table has been created to assist 4-H members, families and 4-H staff in understanding state and county 4-H individual competitive event deadlines, consequences applied to each situation/deadline, and the use of the one-time exemption to remove all consequences for a single situation/deadline.

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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
Martin County

104 Courthouse
201 Lake Ave
Fairmont MN 56031-1845
(507) 235-3341 (phone)
(507) 235-5772 (fax)

Martin County Extension Committee

  • Steve Flohrs, County Commissioner
  • Dan Schmidtke, County Commissioner
  • James Forshee
  • Patti Mielke
  • Bruce Peters
  • Laurie Quinn
  • Guy Rudolph
  • Calvin Saxton
  • Terry Wagenman
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