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Eric Middleton adorned with a few insects amidst flowers.

The ninja warrior entomologist

Ph.D. student Eric Middleton combines a lifelong love of insects and an aptitude for overcoming obstacles.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/ninja-warrior-entomologist
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
08/06/2018
Minnesota farm

University of Minnesota salutes 2018 Farm Families of the Year

 Eighty-one families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as 2018 Farm Family of the Year by the U of M.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-salutes-2018-farm-families-year
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
07/18/2018
Alise Sjostrom and some of her farmstead cheeses

Her passion for cheese changed the family farm

U of M graduate Alise Sjostrom’s cheese making is reinvigorating her family’s farm.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/her-passion-cheese-changed-family-farm
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/17/2018
MN map of farm income

Farm Incomes Take Another Dip in 2017

Bumper crops, spotty upticks in earnings were not enough to save MN farming from the fifth year of thin profits.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/farm-incomes-take-another-dip-2017
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/27/2018
Woman holding goat

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Worthington

The event brings three U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-host-minnesota-sparks-event-worthington
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/01/2018
wheat rust

Scientists poised to win the race against rust disease and beyond

Scientists have positioned themselves to better understand how rust fungi infect crops and evolve virulence. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/scientists-poised-win-race-against-rust-disease-and-beyond
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/22/2018
Zennah Kosgey

Until a dream becomes a reality

Through her study of agriculture, student Zennah Kosgey aims to see her home country of Kenya free of poverty. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/until-dream-becomes-reality
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Savanna Christensen

The cow whisperer

A U of M Morris student discovers her passion through an opportunity to work with farm animals.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/cow-whisperer
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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