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  • Join us for the Engineer-It Challenge Workshop
    May 10th in Mankato! Register by May 1st!
    Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud! (YELLO!) is an exciting and fun, annual statewide leadership conference. Be sure to submit your paper or online registration by the deadline of May 8!
  • 4-H Summer Camp 2014 at Camp Patterson
    Check out this great overnight camping experience! Early registration deadline is May 16!
  • 4-H Livestock ID Process
    Minnesota 4-H has a new online 4-H Livestock ID process with a deadline of May 15!
  • 4-H Ambassadors
    Steele County 4-H Ambassadors provide leadership to county-wide events and activities as well as enjoying projects and activities of their own design. Making new friends, building on their strengths, and expanding their horizons, while having fun are prime opportunities in the 4-H Ambassador program.

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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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  • Gardening
    Get information about best plants and gardening practices for Minnesota lawns, landscapes, and gardens.

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Steele County partners with Extension to deliver even more practical education and research right in your county.


U of M Extension
Steele County

635 Florence Ave
PO Box 890
Owatonna MN 55060-0890
(507) 444-7685 (phone)
(507) 444-7682 (fax)

Steele County Extension Committee

  • Corky Ebeling, County Commissioner
  • Nina Huntingtom, County Commissioner
  • Douglas Johnson, County Commissioner
  • Bruce Kubicek, County Commissioner
  • Mark D. Schultz, County Commissioner
  • Bill Arthur
  • Laura Ihrke
  • Carolyn Kanne
  • Jay Klemmensen
  • Tom Shea
  • Ronald Van Nurden
  • Renee Worke
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