Minnesota 4-Hers must qualify to exhibit a project at the State Fair by receiving an award of excellence placing during their county fair.
At the county level a 4-H member may show several projects – and earn awards of excellence - but generally only one project can advance to the “big show” – the Minnesota State Fair.
The fall corn harvest is approaching slightly behind schedule after a cooler-than-normal summer.
“The corn is behind schedule right now, at least two weeks behind,” said Russ Johnsrud, with the Natural Resources Conservation Service. “But it’s a very nice looking crop out there, both dry land and irrigated.”
The summer that never was drove people off the lakes, bike trails and parks.
But the garden gods smiled down upon the region.
South of town, at the Lakes and Valley CSA, the five-acre organic farm Anne Morgan tends with her husband and staff, the berries flourished, the melons are abundant and unusual crops sprang to life.
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