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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
Amanda Phillips

An uncommon collaboration

A unique partnership is forging new connections between retail merchandising students and retailers in rural Minnesota.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/uncommon-collaboration
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Kerryn Lund, Christina Kuismi, Kayla Egenes, Katie Kent, and Kodi Bundermann, with turkeys in the background

A turkey tale, from 4-H to DC

A group of U of M Extension 4-H youth is presenting the national Thanksgiving turkey at the White House.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/turkey-tale-4-h-dc
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Linkert Wheat

Wheat harvest shatters previous yield records

More than 50 percent of varieties grown developed at University of Minnesota.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/wheat-harvest-shatters-previous-yield-records
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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