• Itasca, MN

    March 20, 2015

    We have the answers to Red Lake’s problems, or at least it seems easy from a distance. Money is not the answer to their problems and it’s not a situation ...

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  • A morning journey to the headwaters. A great presentation by Naturalist Connie Cox and best of all no one fell in. Even with the layer of fresh snow. Power naps ...

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  • Itasca, MN

    March 18, 2015

    Class VIII met in the Great White North at Itasca State Park for our 5th session together. We started off with our EQI groups discussing our “three minds” – head, ...

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Olga Reuvekamp Named MARL Executive Director  Learn More Here

What is MARL?

The MARL program is a dynamic leadership development program for active and engaged adult agricultural and rural leaders in Minnesota. Read More >

MARL Mission

To develop the skills of Minnesota agricultural and rural leaders so they may maximize their impact and effectiveness in local, state, national, and international arenas. Read More >

Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership

Rural America and the agricultural foundation of its economy are changing as rapidly and dramatically as any segment of the country. For rural Minnesota to identify and successfully capitalize on future opportunities and tackle future challenges we must develop visionary leaders. These men and women need refined skills to navigate the roads of today and map a course for a future of prosperity. The vision of the MARL Program is to facilitate the development of those skills. Read More >

Office at SMSU

Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State Street, FH 118
Marshall, MN 56258
Email: MARL@SMSU.edu
Phone: 507-537-6255
Fax: 507-537-7145

Office at U of M Extension

University of Minnesota Extension
1961 Premier Drive, Suite 110
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: weber168@umn.edu
Phone: 507-389-6975
Fax: 507-389-6787



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