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  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Farming, Family, and Serving the Community in District 13

    On the fifth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, director Jeff Dwyer talks to Trever Meachum, a third-generation farmer who balances farming, family, and public service.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Seven Generations and Beyond in District 14

    On the fourth stop of his road trip, Jeff Dwyer meets Eric Hemenway, historian for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, who discusses trauma-informed history, the deep roots of the Anishnaabe and Odawa, and so much more.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Friendraising and Fundraising in District 10

    On the second stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, director Jeff Dwyer meets Don Fletcher, whose passion is to bring partners together around people, place and prosperity to strengthen his community.

  • Jeff’s Summer Road Trip 2019: Farming in District 10

    On the first stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, director Jeff Dwyer talks to farmer Dave Rupprecht about tradition, succession, and evolution on the farm.

  • Harvest combine ride along

    Hop into the combine with Jeff and farmer Lee Thelen while they harvest corn.

  • Farm trials

    Jeff Dwyer interviews Jeremy Beebe, first generation farmer and owner of Double B Dairy, about his experiences with the MSU Institute of Agricultural Technology program, MSU on-farm research trials and farm stress.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: How the Extension Master Gardener Program Grew on Me in District 11

    On the third stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts, director Jeff Dwyer meets Greg Nowak, president of the Extension Master Gardeners of Wayne County, who shares his journey of joining the program and giving back to his community.

  • After the final campfire

    After the final campfire, Michigan 4-H youth make a difference in their communities and even turn their new found passion for natural resources into a career - that’s why Bob Patterson volunteers every year at 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp.

  • A career of service

    MSU Extension district director Matt Shane reflects on his first day and his over 20-year career: the twists, turns and rewards.

  • Operation Military Kids

    Angela Harkins, lead state child and youth coordinator for the Michigan Army National Guard shares about the unique needs of military families and the importance of community and partnerships.

  • Bringing you the Michigan cherry on top

    Ready to learn more about delicious Michigan cherries? Phil Korson, Cherry Marketing Institute president, talks about cherry growing, nutrition and partnering with MSU.

  • A life of generous giving

    Doug Lewis is our superhero. He's a volunteer who is making a difference in 4-H, MSU Extension and across the state. His stories, energy and generosity inspire us and we can't wait for you to meet him on this episode of Partnerships and Peninsulas.

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