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  • 15th Annual Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction
    15th Annual Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction Owatonna Middle School, 500 15th St NE, Owatonna, MN March 10, 2019 Serving time 3:30 to 7:00 pm Silent Auction Tables close at 5:30, 6:00 and 6:30 pm
  • Garden Cooking Project Workshop
    What: Project Workshop to get ideas on exploring snacks, plants and exploring science When: Wednesday, March 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm Where: Owatonna Hy-Vee Club Room
  • 2019 4-H Youth Camp
    Who:    Youth currently in grades 3-6 and 6-8 What:   4-H Regional Summer camp When:  June 18-20 Where: Camp Victory, Zumbro Falls, MN Cost:   $140 – Registrations postmarked after May 15th will incur a $5 late fee

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County Agriculture Educator

  • Learning how to maximize your return on investment at the 2019 County Crops Day
    Many farmers are dealing with a relatively thin profit margin these days, and the University of Minnesota has developed programming to address where key investments pay off. The annual Rice and Steele County Crops Day (Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019) highlights how farmers can maximize their return on investment.
  • Prepare to plant flowers for pollinator insects
    Learn about pollinator insects in your area and what you can do for them.
  • What is Beef Quality Assurance certification training and who needs it?
    An increasing number of local processors and buyers are requiring their beef producers to become Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified to ensure that cattle are raised using best management practices in optimal environmental conditions. BQA is a program which is nationally coordinated but implemented by individual states. Currently, several processors and buyers that get beef from Minnesota and surrounding states are requiring beef producers to take BQA training to earn certification for 2019.

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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)

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