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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

4-H

  • 4-H Food Adventures
    Wright County 4-H in partnership with Howard Lake Waverly Winsted Community Education is excited to offer a fun, virtual cooking experience the whole family can enjoy.
  • Consider Donating to Wright County 4-H Shooting Sports Program
    Wright County 4-H Shooting Sports and Wildlife Program is working to raise the funds to purchase a trailer to safely store and transport their equipment throughout the 4-H shooting sports season. It's our goal to raise as much we can to support the youth of Wright County 4-H. We are asking for your help. This donation is tax-deductible. It’s fast and easy to do, and a countless number of skilled 4-H youth will benefit for years to come because of your donation. Thank you for your support! Together we can make a difference in the lives of our youth.
  • 4-H Project Workshop Day - Save the Date!
    4-H Project Workshop Day:  An opportunity for 4-H members to participate in hands-on workshop in a variety of project areas.  Learn more about an area you are interested in or learn something new.  Open to 4-H members 3rd grade and older.  This year’s event will be held virtually on March 14 & 21.  Different workshops will be held each date.  Registration information will be in the February newsletter
  • 4-H Project Workshop Day—Volunteers Needed
    We are looking for volunteers (adults & youth leaders) to share their hobby or talents at the 2021 4-H Project Workshop Day.  4-H Project Workshop Day is an annual event where 4-H members participate in hands-on workshops to learn more about their interests or discover new ones.  It’s a fun-filled day of project learning. 
  • Zooming into Engineering Workshop
    Do you love to build and tinker?  Are you looking for a fun challenge?  Zooming into Engineering is for you!  Youth in 3rd thru 8th grade are invited to a virtual hands-on workshop series to learn about the basics of engineering and build a Rube Goldberg type machine.  Join us January 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 4-5pm on Zoom. Participation is limited.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Pre-registration is required by January 5  https://z.umn.edu/zoomengineering  If you have questions, contact Kelly Strei at strei016@umn.edu

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County Agriculture Educator

  • 2021 UMN Equine Virtual Conference
    Updating horse owners and professionals with research-based information is the goal of the 2021 UMN Equine Virtual Conference being held online on Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM CST. Four research summaries will be shared, including updates focused on reducing round bale hay waste during outdoor storage, genetics of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), composting horse mortalities, and cardiac arrhythmias in racehorses.
  • Annie’s Inspired- an interactive course on farm risk management
    Annie’s Project is a nationwide program that empowers farm and ranch women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. This program is Inspired by Annie's Project and will focus on 6 risk management topics; Human Resources, Legal, Marketing, Financial, Crop and Livestock Production. We are encouraging all farm decision makers to attend. This includes spouses, siblings, parents, in-laws, and anyone else that is or will be making farm decisions. This program is being facilitated by the University of Minnesota Local Extension Educator team in Stearns, Benton and Morrison Counties.
  • I-29 Moo University Podcast Delivers Timely, Relevant Topics
    Dairy producers in the I-29 corridor and the United States have a new way of receiving information, thanks to the I-29 Moo University dairy consortium. Extension dairy specialists from each state develop each podcast for the twice monthly podcast.

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Master Gardeners

  • Save the Poinsettias
    For many, 2020 has meant trying things they’ve always wanted to do but never took the time. Perhaps one of those activities can be keeping your holiday poinsettia and working to get it to change color again next year. A professor from the University of Vermont, Dr. Leonard Perry, has come up with an easy way to remember the care schedule for poinsettias.
  • Voles in the home lawn
    Voles are small brown rodents about the size and shape of a mouse. They have small ears and a short tail. Voles are common in yards and fields where they spend a lot of time eating grasses and roots and making trails. We usually observe their small surface tunnels winding through our lawn right after snow melt.
  • Container Gardening 101
    Container gardens are ideal for people with little or no garden space, and they are an easy way to grow a wide variety of flowers, veggies and herbs with easy access right outside your door.  Container gardens can be filled with single species, like a large colorful flower or a cherry tomato to munch on right on your deck. They are also great for combinations, with flowers it's good to have a thriller, a spiller, and a filler, and with veggies and herbs it's great it match up flavors and purposes, like everything you need for fresh salsa all in one big pot

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