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UMN announces launch of agricultural partnership between Brazil and MN

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UMN and Embrapa are joining forces to tackle problems of viable productivity growth in agriculture.

Extension receives $1 million to help Greater Minnesota

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Federal research grants build upon ‘brain gain’ studies, local food access to wholesale distribution      

Kaler announces new effort to attract, retain more Greater MN students

Students studying

The Land-Grant Legacy Scholarship is funded through private donations. 

Masters program in agriculture education moves to CFANS

Students graduating

Agricultural Education M.Ed. will be renamed “Agricultural Education M.S.,” pending approval from the Board of Regents. 

Public invited to open house at first U-developed deep winter greenhouse

Deep Winter Greenhouse

Free event will be held on Feb. 18 at the Organic Consumers Association in Finland, Minn.

U of M’s CFANS and CSE to partner on bio-based industry projects

Researcher Lucas Stolp and Professor Shri Ramaswamy next to a thin film evaporator and displaying (clockwise) white pulp, craft pulp, black liquor (in the beaker), and woodchips.

The advanced manufacturing institute will be called the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID).

Forever Green Initiative takes root

A green crop in a field beneath a blue sky

U scientists are working together to develop the next generation of crops. 

Growing fresh greens year-round

Fresh greens grow in a Deep Winter Greenhouse.

Deep Winter Greenhouses enable small- and mid-scale farmers to grow greens all year without heavy reliance on fossil fuels.

Land O’Lakes, Inc., honored for portion of $25 million gift to CFANS

Dean Brian Buhr

Land O’Lakes, Inc. provided naming for a Collaboration Center and an Active Learning Classroom on the St. Paul Campus.

For the love of farming and family

Richard Traugott with his son, Joel

Richard Traugott is pursuing his master’s degree and a new path in horticulture to better serve his community—and his son.

A new lens on the world’s small farms

A group of farmers in Ethiopia

New maps developed by U of M researchers illustrate the contribution of smallholder farming to global food production.

IonE researchers produce first-ever map of farming households across world

smallholder farms

Maps illuminate contribution of smallholder farming to global food production

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