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Agriculture and Horticulture Resources from University of Minnesota Extension

The University of Minnesota Extension has a broad range of informational resources available to the public. Many of these resources are readily available to the public 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The University of Minnesota Extension Website has educational resources in the areas of agriculture, community, environment, family, food, garden, and youth. The website can be found at:  www.extension.umn.edu.

In the agricultural area, information is based around topic areas of crops, livestock, food safety and small farms, agricultural business management, and commercial horticultural. There are numerous programs, publications, and resources to learn more about a specific topic within the framework of the website. A new source of providing timely information is via topic related blogs that can provide quick updates to the public.

The public can also subscribe to e-mail updates in specific areas. Locally, the McLeod and Meeker County Extension Offices coordinate the South Central Crops and Central MN Horticulture. All you have to do is subscribe to the appropriate list and educational information and opportunities will accessible via e-mail.

For specific agricultural questions, consumers can call the Farm Information Line. This phone line is staffed by Extension agricultural experts to meet your specific needs. The phone number is (800)232-9077 and is available from 8:30–12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Leave a voicemail after hours or e-mail the experts at fil@umn.edu. For specific horticultural questions, consumers can call the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Yard & Garden Desk at (612)301-7590 or submit a question anytime online at: www.extension.umn.edu/garden/ask. The University of Minnesota Extension Website has a staff directory that can be helpful to find faculty or educators. Staff can be found by searching area of expertise, regional office, or by county office.

Contact Nathan Winter, McLeod and Meeker County Extension Educator for agricultural or horticultural assistance in either of the two counties. The McLeod County Extension Office is located in Hutchinson at (320)484-4303 or the Meeker County Extension Office is located in Litchfield at (320)693-5275.
 

Contacts

Nathan Winter
Program Leader, Ag, Food & Natural Resource
(320) 583-2257
wint0146@umn.edu
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