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  • Partnerships and Peninsulas Podcast

    Partner. Empower. Repeat. MSU Extension director Jeff Dwyer hosts this monthly podcast that shares inspiring stories of MSU Extension leaders and their partners making a difference in Michigan communities.


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

    Published on October 14, 2019
    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: Placemaking in District 1

    Published on January 20, 2020
    On the sixteenth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, director Jeff Dwyer meets Bob LaFave, L’Anse village manager and partner in community place-making initiatives.

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

    Published on November 4, 2019
    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: Come on UP to District 2

    Published on November 11, 2019
    On the sixth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts, Jeff meets farmer Diane Hanson and Craig Knudson from Michigan Farm Bureau who share about the uniqueness of UP, the people, the land, the fair, the research and the partnerships.

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

    Published on August 19, 2019
    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.

  • Harvest combine ride along

    Published on September 23, 2019
    Hop into the combine with Jeff and farmer Lee Thelen while they harvest corn.

  • A life of generous giving

    Published on June 3, 2019
    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.

  • Growing Leaders Who Grow Solutions

    Published on February 24, 2020
    4-H is known for growing leaders, and Addy Battel and Pearl Daskam are two incredible examples of that. Jeff talks to the teens about how the skills they learned in 4-H led to the creation of a successful nonprofit tackling food insecurity.

  • Keep your friends close and your Friends of Extension closer

    Published on February 4, 2019
    Life came full circle for Andrew Walker when he used his leadership skills from 4-H to save MSU Extension programming in his county.

  • Living the 4-H Life with Julie Chapin

    Published on November 5, 2018
    Hear from Julie Chapin about her 4-H life, everything the 4-H clover represents and how you can get involved.

  • Farm trials

    Published on September 5, 2019
    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.

  • Bringing Milk to a Glass Near You

    Published on March 4, 2019
    Kerry Nobis, a fourth generation dairy farmer, opens up about his farm in a raw, moving interview with MSU Extension director Jeff Dwyer. Discover the research, relationships and people making a difference on his farm.

  • Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation

    Published on April 1, 2019
    Restoration. Rehabilitation. Revitalization. Naim Edwards and Richard Wooten share about the vision behind the new urban research center slated to begin construction May, 1, 2019, in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood.

  • Planting, Pastures, and . . . Podcasts?

    Published on March 24, 2020
    March is National Agriculture Month. So what better way to celebrate than by featuring another podcast? Jeff sits down with Extension educator Monica Jean, who started her own agriculture podcast.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Great Starts and Big Hearts in District 12

    Published on January 13, 2020
    On the fifteenth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, director Jeff Dwyer meets Robin Schutz from Great Start Livingston to talk about community resources and support can give all children a great start.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Park Partnerships in District 7

    Published on December 2, 2019
    On the ninth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, Jeff speaks with our Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Department partners about working together around education, restoration and recreation.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Transforming Communities through Community College in District 6

    Published on December 9, 2019
    On the tenth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, Jeff visits with Christine Hammond, president of Mid Michigan Community College, to talk about empowering lifelong learners and building lasting partnerships.

  • The Opioid Epidemic - What We Know and What We Can Do to Help

    Published on December 3, 2018
    Courtney Cuthbertson, MSU Extension community behavioral health specialist shares what we know about the opioid epidemic and how family and community members can help.

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

    Published on October 7, 2019
    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.

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

    Published on October 28, 2019
    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.