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University of Minnesota fields comments on plan to return Cloquet Forestry Center lands to Fond du Lac band

February 14, 2024

The University of Minnesota plans to return land and the Cloquet Forestry Center to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The tribe and school are working on an agreement to facilitate ongoing forestry research. 

New view of Minnesota's ag markets revealed through 3-year project

January 2, 2024

“Data from our survey and outreach help tell a more holistic story of the experiences of small and medium-sized farmers in Minnesota and how to effectively support them in a structured way for the first time,” said lead researcher Hikaru Peterson.