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Finalist enjoys educating about agriculture

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Olmsted County Dairy Princess Ellen Sheehan has been educating the non-farm public for years.She has volunteered at the AgStar Miracle of Birth Center at the Olmsted County Fair since the popular exhibit started

July Weed of the Month: Purple Loosestrife

July’s Weed of the Month, purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) is a highly invasive wetland plant. It was introduced to North America from Europe and Asia, distributed as an ornamental plant, and currently infests 77 of Minnesota’s 87 counties. 

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