The University of Minnesota Extension Service conducts several educational programs and provides information for citizens and communities throughout Minnesota. It helps to enhance economic, social, civic and technological capacities. The service s programs related to building economic capacity include business retention and expansion solutions and certified festival management training. The University of Minnesota Extension Service works in collaboration with the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Reflective Leadership Center and Department of Applied Economics. It also administers a land, food and environment program that improves agricultural business management and marketing. The service provides assistance related to food production, turf management, recreational gardening and landscape designs. It helps in decision making and home maintenance skills for homebuyers. The University of Minnesota Extension Service maintains one of its locations in Farmington, Minn.