Extension Office

University of Minnesota Extension is a major outreach arm of the University of Minnesota, a land grant institution with a mission to serve the public through applied research and education.

Mission Statement

The mission of University of Minnesota Extension is: "Making a difference by connecting community needs and University resources to address critical issues in Minnesota."


Local extension programs include: 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture/Crop Science, Horticulture, Health/Nutrition and Parents Forever.

The University of Minnesota Extension office provides many additional programs. Visit their website to learn more.


We welcome your feedback and contributions to improving this site. Please let us know how we are doing and what we can do to make this site more useful to you!

Your comments and suggestions will be e-mailed to the Extension Office and every effort will be made to implement appropriate suggestions.

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