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4-H

  • Updated Cloverbuds information sheet available
    Note changes and opportunities for Cloverbuds exhibiting in horse, sheep and lama projects.
  • Nobles County 4-H April 2015 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 new Program Coordinator, Cloverbud meeting info, Advisory & Federation Meeting info, LQA&E info, livestock identification, camp, Win A Pig, and more!
  • Nobles County 4-H Livestock ID information - enter online by May 15
    NEW IN 2015--ALL Nobles County 4-H families will be REQUIRED to enter ALL animal IDs online using: https://mn.4honline.com **Extension Staff will no longer be entering IDs.** IDs must be entered online by 11:59 p.m. on May 15th, 2015. You will not be able to enter nor change data after that time. Cloverbuds are not required to ID animals nor submit ID worksheets--you will receive cloverbud stalling information closer to the fair.
  • Nobles County Win-A-Pig Information
    Nobles County 4-H announces the Win A Pig Competition for 4-H members in the county who are actively involved in or are planning to be involved in the Minnesota 4-H Swine Project. The winning entrant will receive a market pig (gilt or barrow) which will be at least two months of age at the time of selection. The market pig will be donated by the Dale and Kathy Solt of Nobles County. Application due by April 14th
  • SW MN 4-H Camp June 17-18 Grades 7-8
    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!

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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
Nobles County

315 Tenth St
PO Box 757
Worthington MN 56187-0757
(507) 295-5313 (phone)
(507) 372-8209 (fax)
mnext-nobles@umn.edu

Nobles County Extension Committee

  • Matt Widboom, County Commissioner
  • Marvin Zylstra, County Commissioner
  • Brenda Baerenwald
  • Kile Behrends
  • Renee Bullerman
  • Julie Buntjer
  • Tom Johnson
  • Joyce Soderholm
  • Beth Van Hove
  • Rita Vander Kooi
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