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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION

Small-scale poultry growers need to pay special attention to their birds' needs during the cold months
University of Minnesota Extension is offering three free family retreat weekends in 2023 to help guide the farm transition discussion.
Three insects are determined to make their way inside our house: boxelder bugs, Asian lady beetles and stripey flies.
It’s fun to share recipes with friends and family, but unless you know that a canning recipe has been scientifically tested, you should not use it.

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Insecticidal soap can damage a few plants, too. It's worth checking the label to make sure whatever plant you’re treating isn’t sensitive to soap.
They may not do a lot of harm to plants, but they can serve as vectors for disease, leading plants to become infected with viruses.
You’re right that you have to bring your calla lily inside if you want it to survive a Minnesota winter.
Any type of potato can be harvested as a new potato, but some varieties produce earlier than others.
Extension recommends spraying with a repellent that contains egg putrescence.
It looks pretty climbing trees and buildings, but it can be damaging.

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If this isn’t a spot that your dog used for relief during the winter, then the problem is probably the result of the extremely warm and late fall last year.
Lawn care experts at Extension recommend to never cut grass by more than one-third of the length of the grass blade.
Gardeners in the Northland may find their seed potatoes sprouting before they can be planted.

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