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  • 2014 Horse Kick-Off Meeting
    New policies and guidelines from Minnesota 4-H will be gone over.
  • LQA&E Certification In Rice County

    Rice County will be hosting an LQA&E Training on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Government Services Building in Faribault, MN from 9 am to 12 noon for both Level 1 and 2. Contact the Rice County Extension Office at 332-6109 to register. Read more

  • Engineer-It Challenge Workshop
    Do you like to imagine, plan, build and test things? If so, this workshop is for you! Learn about bridge building, Rube Goldberg machines, roller-coasters and engineering concepts all built with items found in a home or garage.
  • 2014 Rice County 4-H Dog Information
    The 2014 Dog Informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 1st, 6:30 p.m. at the 4-H Building. Read letter and see Dog Guidelines for importation information on NEW ID procedure and guidelines.
  • 4-H Summer Camp 2014 at Camp Patterson
    Register now for 4-H Camp! Deadline May 16!

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County Agriculture Educator

  • Meet New Extension Educator Karen Anderson
    Karen Anderson started February 3rd as the Ag Extension Educator for Rice and Steele County! Click here to learn more about her background.
  • 2014 Iowa State University Custom Rate sheet
    Farmers often hire or offer custom machine work to help with tilling, baling, spreading manure, etc. This document, prepared by William Edwards from Iowa State Extension, outlines survey results of average custom rates from 2014.
  • Importance of Equipment Safety
    Every year, we hear stories of farm incidents that results severe or fatal injury of the people involved. The majority of these incidents happen due to a judgement error by the operator. This article provides several suggestions for ways to stay safe around equipment this planting season.

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U of M Extension
Rice County

1900 Fairgrounds Dr #17
Faribault MN 55021-6143
(507) 332-6109 (phone)
(507) 332-9070 (fax)

Rice County Extension Committee

  • Steve Bauer, County Commissioner
  • Jeff Docken, County Commissioner
  • Jake Gillen, County Commissioner
  • Galen Malecha, County Commissioner
  • Dave Miller, County Commissioner
  • Anne Heinz
  • Paul Liebenstein
  • Art Madsen
  • Tom Sammon
  • Jeff Schultz
  • Rodney Smisek
  • Fran Windschitl
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