The University of Minnesota Extension in Rice County is the education outreach of the University of Minnesota, connecting education and research to the needs of citizens and communities in Rice County.
Rice County links with the University of Minnesota to provide trained Extension staff in the areas of:
Youth development (4-H)
Educational programs are offered in the following settings:
Collaborative efforts include:
In addition to Rice County, 15 regional centers have been established around the state. They are funded with state and federal dollars, and provide educational programming in the areas of: