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August – Now is the time to…

Mid-August through mid-September is the best time to plant grass seed. Longer, cooler nights and reduced weed competition give grass seedlings a better start toward establishment. read more

July – Now is the time to…

Keep weeds under control. Weeds compete with desirable plants for space, water, nutrients and light, and often harbor damaging insects. read more

SWCD offering Free Nitrate Testing for at-risk Townships in Becker County

Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has teamed with the MN Department of Agriculture to provide free nitrate testing for residences in Pine Point, Osage and northern Carsonville Townships. Wells in these areas may be at risk of nitrate contamination due to geology, soil types and land use patterns. 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