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  • Be a Counselor for Summer Camp 2018!
    Applications are due Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
  • 4-H Camp - Save the Date!
    Mission Possible is the theme for an action packed 4-H camp this year! Camp Patterson Youth Camp - June 18-20 and June 20-22, 2018. Camp Omega Teen Camp - July 10-12, 2018. Watch the website and Clover Update for registration information coming soon!
  • Cloverbud Winter Wonders
    Calling all cloverbuds! Join us for our January gathering which includes some winter fun!
  • 2018 Project Bowl
    Project bowl is right around the corner and open to youth in 3rd grade and above. This is a great experience to about different areas that you may or may not show in.
  • Photography Workshop
    Attention all 4-H members who enjoy taking pictures! We have a workshop coming in January that will help you learn what makes a good photo as well as teach you about the manual settings on your camera.

More 4-H in Rice County

County Agriculture Educator

  • Give guesswork the boot – get your soil tested
    Get a soil test and make the most of your growing season. You can use University of Minnesota's newly renovated Soil Testing and Research Analytical Lab to get a clear picture of what your soil needs and take the guesswork out of fertilizer recommendations.
  • Minnesota-specific dicamba training and use requirements
    All individuals applying XtendiMax™ with VaporGrip™ Technology (Monsanto, EPA Reg. No. 524-617), FeXapan™ with VaporGrip™ Technology (DowDuPont, EPA Reg. No. 352-913), or Engenia™ (BASF, EPA Reg. No. 7969-345) dicamba products must undergo special product label-required training in order to comply with Minnesota Pesticide Control Law, in addition to being a certified private pesticide applicator or a licensed commercial or noncommercial pesticide applicator.
  • They don’t let the cold bug them: insect strategies to survive winter in Minnesota
    Insects adapt-- and adapting to survive cold Minnesota winters is no exception. Learn various ways insects cope with our frigid winters.

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

Visit Extension's Garden Section

Master Gardeners

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Health and Nutrition

Visit Extension's Health and Nutrition Section

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


U of M Extension
Rice County

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

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