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Winter impacts

Ice storms, heavy snow, or other extreme winter weather can damage to your trees, shrubs, home and farm buildings. Extension education can help. Extreme cold can endanger people, pets and farm animals.

Extension phone lines

Farm Information Line
Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
General weather 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

Other recommended resources for winter damage



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