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Extension receives $1 million to help Greater Minnesota

Federal research grants build upon ‘brain gain’ studies, local food access to wholesale distribution      
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/extension-receives-1-million-help-greater-minnesota
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Students graduating

Masters program in agriculture education moves to CFANS

Agricultural Education M.Ed. will be renamed “Agricultural Education M.S.,” pending approval from the Board of Regents. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/masters-program-agriculture-education-moves-cfans
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A green crop in a field beneath a blue sky

Forever Green Initiative takes root

U scientists are working together to develop the next generation of crops. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/forever-green-initiative-takes-root
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Fresh greens grow in a Deep Winter Greenhouse.

Growing fresh greens year-round

Deep Winter Greenhouses enable small- and mid-scale farmers to grow greens all year without heavy reliance on fossil fuels.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/growing-fresh-greens-year-round
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Richard Traugott with his son, Joel

For the love of farming and family

Richard Traugott is pursuing his master’s degree and a new path in horticulture to better serve his community—and his son.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/love-farming-and-family
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A group of farmers in Ethiopia

A new lens on the world’s small farms

New maps developed by U of M researchers illustrate the contribution of smallholder farming to global food production.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-lens-worlds-small-farms
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A smiling Norman Borlaug in black and white

The man who saved a billion lives

University of Minnesota alumnus Norman Borlaug left a profound legacy in alleviating world hunger.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/man-who-saved-billion-lives
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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