Candice Hasbargen, Extension Office Manager

Address: P.O. Box 457, Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: (320) 422-7729


Extension plays a key role in the University of Minnesota’s Mission: We bring Minnesotans together to build a better future through University science-based knowledge, expertise and training.

University of Minnesota Extension works in rural, suburban, urban and tribal communities and beyond.

University of Minnesota Extension Mission: Making a difference by connecting community needs and University resources to address critical issues in Minnesota.


Shaping a lifetime of leadership in 66,000 young people through Minnesota 4-H


Strengthening Minnesota’s food and agriculture

Encouraging responsible lawn and garden practices through a 2,400-strong Master Gardener volunteer force

Creating healthier families for 192,137 people at 463 sites

Understanding what makes communities welcoming, economically vibrant and well-led


Related Links:

University of Minnesota Exension Home Page with access to all departments and resources.

Minnesota 4-H Online Website 4-H Enrollment

National 4-H Supply “Mall” with 4-H Branded clothing and supplies

Traverse County 4-H Local Information and Support