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Tapping the next generation of hunger researchers

Students partake in the Minnesota Youth Institute program.

Each year, the Minnesota Youth Institute gives high school students the chance help solve worldwide food-security issues

Study shows way to create common ground about gene-editing

CFANS Gene Cooperative

A range of new food production technologies are emerging.

Turfgrass researchers receive $5.4 million to create more sustainable lawns

Turf

The multi-institution effort will work to increase low-input turfgrass use from grass seed fields to home lawns.

Help for distressed farmers

A farmer at work on an implement in the field

University of Minnesota Extension is offering one-to-one financial counseling to farmers in serious financial stress.

Dome Construction Begins on Planetarium at the New Bell Museum

Bell Museum Planetarium Rendering

Latest Technology Makes the Theater the First of Its Kind in the World.

Citizen Science Brings Monarch Butterfly Parasitoids to Light

Citizen Science butterflies

Thanks to citizen volunteers, scientists know more about the flies that attack monarch butterfly caterpillars.

‘Lang-MN' is UMN's latest wheat variety

Lang wheat variety

Lang-MN is a well-balanced, high yielding spring wheat variety well suited for much of the spring wheat-growing region.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Receives Highest National Recognition

Arboretum national recognition

Awarded Accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums

UMN announces launch of agricultural partnership between Brazil and MN

Fields

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

Extension receives $1 million to help Greater Minnesota

main Street

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. 

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