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May – Now is the time to…

Most flowering annuals are available as sturdy seedlings at garden center and nurseries, but many will grow just as well or even better when you seed them directly into the garden. read more


Filing for SWCD Supervisor Candidates May 17 – 31, 2016

Minnesota citizens interested in influencing natural resources issues at the local level are encouraged to run for supervisor of their local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). read more


Get to Know Your Local Conservation District

Across the United States, nearly 3,000 Soil and Water Conservation Districts—almost one in every county—are helping local people to conserve land, water, forests, wildlife and other natural resources. read more


Conservation Stewardship Program Helps Improve Working Lands

USDA announced that $150 million in funding is available for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), USDA’s largest conservation program that helps producers voluntarily improve the health and productivity of private and Tribal working lands. read more


Checking Food Preservation Equipment

Food preservation season is here. Now is the time to check your equipment. Pressure canners are either a dial gauge or a weighted gauge. Weighted gauges do not require testing but should be kept clean and rust-free. read more


Horticulture question?

Ask one of the Becker County Master Gardeners during their Plant & Pest clinics read more


2016 Becker County Fair

Mark your calendars! The 2016 Becker County Fair will be held Wednesday, July 27 through Saturday, July 30.


4H Newsletter

The most current 4H newsletter can be found on the following website.http://www3.extension.umn.edu/county/becker