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Some parts of Minnesota are still suffering moderate to severe drought conditions, even with a wet spring, according to University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley. Extension has compiled this list of drought resources related to crops, livestock, landscape and garden, and financial concerns.

The Minnesota Climatology Working Group posts updates on drought conditions every Thursday.

Extension phone lines

Farm Information Line
Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Agriculture and horticulture questions; voicemail afterhours

1-800-854-1678 (MN area codes only)
Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–noon and 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Household issues: cleaning and cooking safely

Also recommended: drought resources from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

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