News Release

Annual Tours for Tots at U of M Crookston Scheduled for April 19-23, 2010

By ltollefs on
Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Children ages 3 and up can explore the world of agriculture and farm animals during the University of Minnesota, Crookston Tours for Tots program to be held Monday through Friday, April 19-23, 2010. The tours, recommended for children ages 4 -7 years old, will take children to visit the beef and sheep barn, horse stable and arena, the dairy cattle barn, and the greenhouse. Groups of 5 or more with adult supervision are best suited to the tours. To set up a tour time, contact Katrina Peterson at

Children will have the chance to see and interact with animals and hearabout projects and activities from students on the Crookston campus. In the greenhouse, children will see the wide variety of plants that are grown and view research areas along the way. Tours for Tots is sponsored by the Agriculture Department at the U of M, Crookston.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 bachelor's degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture and natural resources; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,300 undergraduates, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit