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  • Agriculture

    MSU Extension works to increase farmers’ success while protecting the environment, ensuring food safety, reaching new markets and advancing agriculture through applied research. Agriculture is now one of the fastest growing sectors of the Michigan economy.


  • Bioeconomy

    MSU Extension’s bioenergy and bioproducts team assesses the needs of Michigan stakeholders in the broad bioeconomy industry by addressing issues through research and efforts to help the citizens of Michigan reach sustainable bioenergy and bioproduct goals.

  • Fruit & Nuts

    MSU Extension provides educational programs and publications based on applied research for Michigan fruit crops including apples, pears, blueberries, chestnuts, brambles, plums, cherries, grapes, peaches and strawberries.

  • Farm Management

    MSU Extension assists farmers, businesses, industries, families and individuals improve lives and achieve their goals through an educational process that applies management, production and economic knowledge to critical issues..

  • Animal Agriculture

    MSU Extension and MSU AgBioResearch serve the animal agriculture industry by engaging in research, education and outreach that enhances the quality of life for constituents throughout the state.

  • Vegetables

    MSU Extension supports the vegetable industry with research and education on economic disease, insect and weed control, reduced input cultural practices, plant nutrition, irrigation, new technology and crop introduction.

  • Pork

    MSU Extension serves the pork industry by providing decision-makers with trusted information about all aspects of pork production.

  • Organic Agriculture

    Through educational programs and research, MSU Extension helps farmers build sustainable organic farms through strong integrated pest management and enhancing soil health.

  • Horses

    MSU Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.

  • Beef

    MSU Extension serves the Michigan beef industry by engaging in research, education and outreach that enhances the quality of life for constituents throughout the state.

  • Dairy

    MSU Extension provides easy-to-access information, specialized dairy programs, ranging from online resources to educational seminars, to dairy educators located throughout the state.

  • Poultry

    MSU Extension’s focus on poultry production brings together cross-discipline educators and researchers who work with both commercial poultry producers, small flock owners and youth.

  • Jul 16

    COVID-19 Hazard Assessment and Mitigation Program (CHAMP) - Question & Answer Session - July 16, 2020

    July 16, 2020 10:00AM – 11:00AM via Zoom

    MSUE CHAMP was developed as a flexible, easy to use e-tool to assist the Michigan agriculture community in assessing risk for spread of COVID-19 in their operations.

  • Aug 3

    Online International Short Course in Agricultural Extension 2020

    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 Zoom Webinar

    This short course offers sharing the experiences of the land-grant university model of agricultural extension implemented by MSU and its unique, globally recognized model.

  • Mar 13

    CANCELED: Master Composter Course

    March 13, 2020 – April 1, 2020 300 Section St. Norway, MI 49870

    Composting is the biological decomposition of organic materials under controlled conditions to produce a beneficial soil amendment.

  • Nov 18

    POSTPONED: Pesticide Core Manual Review Classes - Nov. 18

    November 18, 2020 9:00AM – 4:00PM 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. MSU Extension Washtenaw - 705 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor

    Participants can prepare for the pesticide applicator certification exam by attending one of the optional review classes scheduled in multiple counties in southeast Michigan.

  • Jul 9

    COVID-19 Hazard Assessment and Mitigation Program (CHAMP) Tool Training - July 9

    July 9, 2020 10:00AM – 12:00PM via Zoom

    MSUE CHAMP was developed as a flexible, easy to use e-tool to assist the Michigan agriculture community in assessing risk for spread of COVID-19 in their operations.

  • Jul 14

    COVID-19 Hazard Assessment and Mitigation Program (CHAMP) Question & Answer Session - July 14, 2020

    July 14, 2020 1:00PM – 2:00PM via Zoom

    MSUE CHAMP was developed as a flexible, easy to use e-tool to assist the Michigan agriculture community in assessing risk for spread of COVID-19 in their operations.

  • Phillip Tocco

    Food Safety Educator
    tocco@msu.edu
    517-788-4292

  • Marianne Buza

    Dairy Educator
    mbuza@msu.edu
    989-269-9949 ext 612

  • Elizabeth Ferry

    Swine Educator
    franzeli@msu.edu
    269-927-5674