Published on July 11, 2018
Hot, dry weather has increased irrigation needs in urban and semi-rural small scale diversified vegetable farm fields, hoophouses and market gardens.
Published on June 27, 2018
Great weather for crop growth has benefitted urban and semi-rural small scale, diversified vegetable farm fields, hoophouses and market gardens.
Published on June 25, 2018
Regularly pumping and inspecting your septic system can help to keep your onsite wastewater system running longer, avoid costly repairs and protect water quality.
Four Michigan Thumb communities organize and take action after receiving results from tourists’ first-impressions
Published on June 22, 2018
Michigan State University Extension tourism educator conducts follow-up evaluations to determine what actions and impacts come from First Impressions Tourism (FIT) assessments.
Published on June 15, 2018
Across the state, Michigan State University Extension is helping youth, adults and communities grow and prosper. Let’s explore some highlights of how MSU Extension programs impacted Clare County in 2017.
Published on June 11, 2018
Making a zoning ordinance shorter, or simpler can do serious damage to an otherwise good ordinance. Front setbacks is one example of this. Consider streamlining a zoning ordinance instead.
Published on June 5, 2018
W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary is opening their doors to children ages 3-7 this summer. Youth will have the opportunity to explore the Sanctuary and learn about birds, trees, butterflies and more.
Published on June 4, 2018
Farmers markets can benefit from the creation of an advisory board, however make sure to consider these five questions to encourage a successful adoption.