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From Minnesota:
1-800-854-1678

From Iowa:
1-800-262-3804

From South Dakota:
1-888-393-6336

Calls are answered Monday-Friday between
9 a.m.-12 noon and 1-4 p.m.

You can also send an email!

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AnswerLine

Are you looking for reliable, research-based answers to your everyday questions? Then AnswerLine is for you! The AnswerLine staff have been answering consumer’s questions for over 30 years.

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Watch this brief introductory video for more information about AnswerLine.

Transcript (71 K PDF)

AnswerLine is brought to you by the University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension, with support from the USDA, the state of Minnesota, county governments, and grants.

Only those calling from a Minnesota, Iowa, or South Dakota area code will be able to access the AnswerLine phone service.

Get more information about AnswerLine.

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