Carlton County Extension hires new agriculture educator

Tarah Young began working at the extension office on March 2.

Tarah Young (Submitted photo)

Carlton County Extension hired Tarah Young as the new Carlton County Extension Agriculture Educator.

Young grew up on a family farm in Buffalo, Minnesota, raising Hereford beef cattle and alfalfa, according to a news release. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University with degrees in agronomy and agribusiness management.

Young interned with a local cooperative and also with a large agricultural company where she developed a passion for helping producers. She has extensive experience in crop scouting, building customer and co-worker relationships and in supervising agronomic research.

“I have a passion for helping producers manage their crops, even in the most trying of times. I look forward to serving the people of Carlton County through my efforts with University of Minnesota Extension,” said Young.

She can be reached at 218-384-3511 or .

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