CANR RESPONSE TO NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

Huron County message from the district coordinator 2018-19

Michigan State University Extension continues to serve the residents of Huron County through the educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities.

Message from the district coordinator

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension is the delivery system that brings cutting edge knowledge directly to the citizens of our state. Over the past year, MSU Extension partnered with Huron County to continue strengthening youth, families, businesses and communities. Your MSU Extension staff members, grounded in local relationships, serve by bringing the university’s research and resources to provide outreach and resources to provide outreach and education in the areas Huron County residents need it most.

From agriculture to 4-H to personal finance programs and from youth to senior audiences, MSU Extension provides education to help Huron County residents improve their lives. This report highlights just some of the work done last year.

We’re passionate about serving Huron County and understand that equipping residents with knowledge helps them at home, at work and in their communities. Thank you for supporting MSU Extension and for partnering with us to make a difference.

Jerry Johnson, District Coordinator

Measuring impact

4-H Program: 1,029
Food Safety Programs: 309
Health & Nutrition Programs: 1,126
Field Crops - Agricultural Programs: 379
Livestock - Agricultural Programs: 403
Ensuring Strong Communities - 2 Villages: 2,567
Environment & Natural Assets: 115

TOTAL IMPACT: 5,928

District 10 digital reach

From July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, the MSU Extension website (msue.msu.edu) received 19,141 visits from Huron County. Of those, 78.5 percent were first-time visitors. The easily accessible and searchable science-based content make the MSU Extension website one of the most visited Cooperative Extension Systems education sites in the country.

MSU Extension celebrates 100 years in Huron County

In 2017, MSU Extension celebrated 100 years of being part of the Huron County community. A display was set up at the Huron County Building with information on programming available through MSU Extension. In November, a display was erected as part of the lighted Christmas display on the fairgrounds. A new road sign was also put in place.

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