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Green salad with hazelnut dressing.

Relish: Two recipes with American hazelnuts by Beth Dooley

April 15, 2021

(TPT PBS Relish) [Video] Local food lover and cookbook author Beth Dooley takes you from farm to kitchen with the versatile American hazelnut. Chef Yia Vang hosts and Dooley shares more about her work with the CFANS Forever Green Initiative, which supports research across crops, including hazelnuts.


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Message from the Office of the President: UMPD work off campus, Senior Advisor for Native American Affairs, commencement, travel, and more

April 15, 2021

In this message, President Gabel provides updates on UMPD's work off campus, the Senior Advisor for Native American Affairs hiring process, commencement, international travel, and more.


Cows grazing on a farm.

Sculpture controversy, service industry blues, fighting YouTube: News from around our 50 states

April 13, 2021

(USA Today)  Pauline Van Nurden, an assistant Extension professor in applied economics and Extension economist at the Center for Farm Financial Management, is quoted.


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Message from the Office of the President: Statement about the shooting of Daunte Wright

April 12, 2021

President Gabel shares a statement on the recent shooting of Daunte Wright by police. 


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AgweekTV: U of M Plant Protein Innovation Center

April 10, 2021

(AgWeek) The Plant Protein Innovation Center (PPIC) is featured. Pam Ismail, director of PPIC and a professor in food science and nutrition, is interviewed.


An Asilidae, also known as the robber fly.

Bees, butterflies, beetles, and more

April 9, 2021

(Legacy Magazine) An insider's tour of the University of Minnesota's insect collection that's managed by the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS). 


A carp with its mouth wide open.

Nearly 30 invasive carp pulled from Mississippi River in herding operation

April 9, 2021

(StarTribune) Peter Sorensen, a professor in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, is quoted.


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U of M researchers develop 99.9% accurate genetic test for detection of Palmer Amaranth

April 9, 2021

(KSTP-TV Minneapolis-St. Paul)  Anthony Brusa, a postdoctoral associate with the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center, is interviewed. Additional coverage by Farm Progress, High Plains Journal, and AgweekTV.


Corn growing in a field.

Researchers Develop Genetic Test 99.9 Percent Effective In Detecting Palmer Amaranth

April 7, 2021

(Radio WNAX) [Audio] U of M research is featured. Anthony Brusa, a postdoctoral associate with the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center in CFANS, is interviewed. Additional coverage by Wisconsin State Farmer.


Palmer amaranth grows in a field.

Palmer Amaranth seed detection methods advancing

April 7, 2021

(Brownfield Ag News)  Anthony Brusa, a postdoctoral associate with the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center, is interviewed.