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Extension is expanding its online education and resources while in-person events and classes are canceled.


  • Fair Entry
    Fair Entry is open from June 1st to June 15th, 2020.
  • Changes/Correction to Federation Bylaws
    Changes/corrections to Federation Bylaws will be voted on at the July Federation Meeting
  • Spotlight on .... Food Stand Manager
    Food Stand Manager, Holly Schmit
  • Officer, Advisory Board and Auction Committee elections
    Applications are due by Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 for Youth Federation Officer positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Reporter and for adult Advisory Board Members and Auction Committee Members. Youth and adult volunteer applications for Federation, Advisory Board and Auction Committee will be shared by email through 4-HOnline.Elections take place at the July Federation meeting.
  • State Fair cancellation
    Extension is creating alternate experiences for 4-He'rs and others. "It won’t replace the Fair but we are committed to meaningful programming," says Dean Durgan.

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County Agriculture Educator


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

Visit Extension's Garden Section

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


U of M Extension
Jackson County

607 S Hwy 86
Lakefield MN 56150-3295

(507) 662-5293 (phone)
(507) 662-5016 (fax)