Watch your mailboxes and email for the Spring 2014 issue of Source magazine. This issue of Source highlights several stories of the ways Extension remains relevant in our ever-changing world:
- Extension's 4-H youth program stimulates kids' interest in science, creating the next generation of scientists needed for 21st century industries. Meet two 4-H alumni now studying at the University of Minnesota.
- Investments in agricultural research continue to pay back by helping agriculture producers make informed decisions that benefit both farm businesses and the environment.
- Rural communities receive much needed access to retail trade analysis, leadership development and other community research and education through Extension, helping them prepare for the challenges and opportunities presented by changing economies, demographics and technologies.
You will also learn how Extension helps parents keep their children front and center, during and after divorce; read the story beyond the numbers to discover what the wine industry means to Minnesota and how it can stay healthy; and find out how Extension's honey bee program, established in 1918, suggests steps we can take to care for these vital pollinators.