Adult & Professional Education

Adult and professional education

Arboretum Adult Education Classes
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum offers adult education classes in various areas including ethnobotany, gardening, and horticulture techniques.

Beekeeping Courses
Learn more about beekeeping, beekeeping in northern climates, and bee management through courses, publications, and videos found in the Bee Lab.

Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering Extension and Outreach
Short courses, information on how to apply current research and other programs related to bioproducts and biosystems engineering provides the public with the latest information.

Erosion and Sediment Control Certification Program
Comprehensive training for inspectors, project managers, contractors and designers who work on National Pollution Discharge Elimination System projects.

Food Science and Nutrition Professional Education
Workshops for professionals and the public to learn more about food science and nutrition topics.

Plant Grower
Plant Grower provides online information and resources for growers of greenhouse crops, vegetables and ornamentals.

Soybean Production Information and resources for soybean growers on seed quality, diseases, insects, weeds, and soil fertility. There is also information on tillage, planting and harvesting.

Master Gardeners
The University of Minnesota Master Gardeners program trains volunteers to work educating people in their communities about horticulture.

Minnesota Dairy Calendar
Dairy workshops, conferences and events can be found on this event listing from the Department of Animal Science.

Minnesota Master Naturalist
The Minnesota Master Naturalist program is a volunteer program that teaches adults about Minnesota natural resources, so they can educate others and participate in conservation projects.

Minnesota Tree Care Advocate Become a Tree Care Advisor volunteer and support enhancing our urban and community forests. Attend training sessions and volunteer in your community.

Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
A nationwide citizen science project collecting data on monarchs and their milkweed habitat.

Plant Information Online
Plant Information Online is a free service of the University of Minnesota Libraries to connect you with information from nurseries and plant science and garden literature. Find plant information, images and plant and seed sources.

Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative Workshops
The Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative offers workshops, certification courses, and education programs focused on topics related to sustainable forests. Many are held at the Cloquet Forestry Center.

Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series
Resource for designing, building, maintaining and choosing the right plants for your own landscape.

Master Woodland Owner
The Master Woodland Program provides an opportunity to learn about Minnesota woodland stewardship. Woodland advisors attend classes and many volunteer in their communities to educate others about forest stewardship.