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  • 2016 4-H Horse Training Guidelines and Schedule
    2016 4-H Horse Training Sessions will be held June 11 through August 8.
  • 2016 Animal Science Project ID Information
    Again this year, Minnesota 4-H is using its online enrollment system, 4HOnline, to record all animal identifications. 4HOnline has the capability of tracking animal ownership and identification data, reducing inaccuracies and inefficiencies that were a part of our past paper system.
  • Be Part of the Green Team!
    Steele County Extension Staff are assisted at County Fair by Green Team members. 4-H'ers who have completed 9th grade or higher by County Fair time are eligible to apply for these positions that offer some monetary compensation and lots of hands on experience.
  • 2016 4-H Softball
    The 2016 4-H Softball season begins on Sunday, May 15 (NOT on Mother's Day as in the past). We will have an abbreviated three week season followed by Championship games on June 12.
  • Steele County 4-H College Scholarships Offered
    Steele County 4-H'ers who are graduating this year or who are completing their first year of college are eligible to apply for one of five 4-H scholarships offered by Steele County 4-H and the Jacobson family in memory of their son, Evan.

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County Agriculture Educator

  • 2016 Ag Tax Update for Farm Families
    The 2016 Ag Tax Update for farm families includes several new items including many of the tax changes in the new federal tax bill signed into law on Dec. 18 of this year.
  • Steele County Ag Facts
    Did you know that each Minnesota farm feeds 155 people in the world? Find that and more fascinating facts about agriculture in Steele County on the Steele County Ag Facts flyer.

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

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Health and Nutrition

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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

  • Bill Arthur
  • Amy Gillis
  • Michael Hamilton
  • Carolyn Kanne
  • Jay Klemmensen
  • Ronald Van Nurden
  • Ronald Van Nurden
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