Could Minnesota farmers and growers be the heroes of our climate challenge?

In a word, yes. In 2016, agriculture was responsible for nearly 15% of Minnesota’s carbon emissions. In the not-so-distant future, however, agriculture could not only go carbon neutral but carbon negative—offsetting emissions generated by the energy and industry sectors. What’s more, sequestering carbon in the soil could also address some of the dire economic challenges…

Do you ULLU?

That’s the first thing Minnesotans read when they arrive at ULLU.cc—a site that supports a new approach to a familiar conversation. In fact, Minnesotans like us ULLU all the time. At home, at work, in our neighborhoods—out on the lake and in the woods. So, what does it mean to ULLU, exactly? Well, it means…

Heroes? Sheroes? Or Superheroes?

The Minnesota State Fair is here—cheese curds, corn dogs (pronto pups?), roasted corn, and the giant slide. Of course, a visit to the fair wouldn’t be complete without a tour of the 4H animal exhibits the first week, the FFA animals the second week, and the Miracle of Life barn where live(!) animals seem to…

The solution is out there – Be a part of it

From the heart of the Twin Cities to the small towns of America’s heartland, folks of every stripe are thinking about the climate challenge differently. For many of us, we can’t ignore what we’re seeing right in our own backyards. Beyond what we observe, of course, is a growing mountain of scientific evidence—and a desire…