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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • From Camp to Career

    Published on May 6, 2019
    Liz Seifert, a 4-H'er turned volunteer shares the experiences as a camper and as a counselor at 4-H Great Lakes Natural Resources Camp that shaped her life and career.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Whole Nutrition, Whole Child

    Published on January 7, 2019
    Why do healthy food and education go hand-in-hand for children? What are organizations in Michigan doing to make sure kids have access? Jeff and Diane Golzynski from MDE, talk about their partnership to make a difference across the state.

  • Why Veterans Matter

    Published on November 5, 2018
    Guest Adam Ingrao, a former US Army soldier, devotes his life to making sure no veteran is left behind through MSU Extension services.

  • Bringing you the Michigan cherry on top

    Published on June 14, 2019
    Ready to learn more about delicious Michigan cherries? Phil Korson, Cherry Marketing Institute president, talks about cherry growing, nutrition and partnering with MSU.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: First-Generation Farming in District 4

    Published on December 30, 2019
    On the thirteenth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, Jeff talks with Jeremy Beebe, a first-generation farmer and the owner of Double B Dairy.

  • 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.

  • After the final campfire

    Published on August 5, 2019
    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.

  • 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: 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.

  • Youth-adult partnerships empower and develop leadership skills in youth – Part 3

    Published on November 27, 2012
    Adult attitudes and behaviors can encourage or exclude youth from becoming a leader in youth-adult partnerships.