Gratiot County Annual Report 2016-17

Published September 1, 2017

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

  • Message from the district coordinator

    Michigan State University Extension makes a difference in Gratiot County.

  • Developing youth and communities

    When you support MSU Extension 4-H programs, youth participants learn life skills that prepare them for the workforce – especially for highly sought after jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

  • Keeping people healthy

    MSU Extension improves nutrition for community seniors.

  • Collaboration to meet the needs

    Your local MSU Extension office is housed with experts in particular fields. One of the advantages of having four MSU Extension Institutes is the ability to bring together deep and broad knowledge to address issues that are multifaceted and complex.

  • Supporting dairy farmers

    When you support MSU Extension, farmers receive on-site training, farm visits and general education.

  • Breakfast on the Farm

    When you support MSU Extension, consumers in your community are educated about agricultural practices at Breakfast on the Farm events.

  • Ensuring safe and secure food

    MSU Extension food safety and preservation programs provided to Gratiot County participants help to stimulate the local economy by encouraging locally grown and purchased foods.

  • Educating for financial capability

    MSU Extension understands that healthy economic structures lead to greater opportunities and stronger communities.

  • Supporting food and agriculture

    When you support MSU Extension, you help participants learn profitable and efficient business and production practices.