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Ukrainian students, from left, Pavlo "Pasha" Ievych, Sergi Titarenko and Serhiy Nikolenko arrived earlier this spring as part of a student work exchange program at Bergen's Nursery west of Park Rapids. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Ukrainian students interning at Park Rapids nursery

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A trio of Ukrainian students arrived in Park Rapids this spring to gain an understanding of U.S. horticultural practices, each of them pursuing an agricultural-related degree back on their home turf.


They head to work at Bergen's Greenhouse west of town where "every day holds something different," according to Sergii Melnyk, also a Ukrainian, who serves as their supervisor.

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