University of MN Extension in Olmsted County


The University of Minnesota Extension 4-H Youth Development Program in Olmsted County offers many opportunities for youth.

4-H in Olmsted County

Learn more about 4-H Youth Development

Extension Master Gardeners are University trained volunteers that share their horticulture knowledge. 

Learn more about the Extension Master Gardener program here.

Find answers to your Yard and Garden questions.



Kristina Abbas, 4-H Program Coordinator, Phone:  507 328-6217. Email:

Lisa Dierks, Rochester Regional Director, Phone: 507 254 7178. Email:

Milena Nunez-Garcia, SNAP-Ed Educator. Phone 507 328-6201.   Email:

Abubakar Farah, SNAP-Ed Educator. Phone 507 328-6215. Email