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  • Dealing with Sudden Income Loss During COVID-19
    When families are faced with financial uncertainty or sudden income loss, addressing the situation takes more than just thinking about dollars and cents, says Lori Hendrickson, Extension Educator and an accredited financial counselor with University of Minnesota Extension. Continue reading to learn some suggestions recommended.

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County Agriculture Educator

  • Walk, Hoe, Map and Mow: Your best August weed control plan for Minnesota soybeans
    My dad was a dairy farmer his entire life. When he was 41 he had a heart attack and had to take a year off. . . . He rented the farm to a neighbor and offered up my brother and me to walk those beans and hoe out the “buttonweed” (velvetleaf) and volunteer corn . . . Oftentimes by early August, escaped waterhemp, giant ragweed and other weeds have creeped above the canopy. Here is your August weed control plan: walking, hoeing, mapping, and mowing. That’s it. Continue reading to find out more....
  • Key Components of a Successful Beef Operation: Cow/Calf to Consumer!
    The University of Minnesota Extension is excited to host a six part webinar series titled: Key Components of a Successful Beef Operation: Cow/Calf to Consumer! The series will be held on August 12, 13, 18, 20, 25, and 27 from 6:00pm-7:30pm CST. The series will focus on different aspects of raising and managing beef cattle while keeping the end consumer in mind. Continue for topic details.
  • Scouting for Soybean Aphid Mid-July 2020 Update
    Scouting soybeans is still recommended as temperatures fluctuate throughout the day and temperatures within the soybean canopy may differ from the above-canopy air temperature.

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

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U of M Extension
Nicollet County

Government Center
501 S Minnesota Ave
St. Peter MN 56082-2533

(507) 934-7828 (phone)
(507) 931-9220 (fax)