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  • How to Repackage Bulk Foods

    Published on July 18, 2020

    Have you ever found only large packages of meat available at the grocery store? Or maybe the unit price on the bulk package is a better fit for your budget.

  • Life of the Straits: Inland Waterway

    Published on July 16, 2020

    On this edition of Life of the Straits, Cheboygan County 4-H Program Coordinator, Leigh Ann Theunick, takes us on an aquatic adventure through the Inland Waterway!

  • How to Safely Slice, Dice, & Mince

    Published on June 25, 2020

    Learn some knife safety skills as well as how to slice, dice and mince!

  • First True Armyworm Outbreak in Wheat Since 2010

    Published on June 24, 2020

    Fields with high levels of armyworm pressure could still yield 50% to 60% of their full potential.

  • Let's Talk About Asparagus

    Published on June 19, 2020

    Learn about asparagus - everything from how to store it, to how to cook it and even how to preserve it.

  • Katherine Erickson: Dickinson County 4-h

    Published on June 16, 2020

    Meet Michigan 4-H’er Katherine Erickson, of Dickinson. Learn more about how she grew from a pledge leader as a 4-H Cloverbud to current club president of her 4-H shooting sports club and what 4-H has instilled in her.

  • Soil Life with Ali Zahorec

    Published on June 12, 2020

    On this episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, we are joined by Ali Zahorec to learn all about the "secret life of soil".

  • Wheat: Can Variety Selection Based on Plant Architecture Improve Yields?

    Published on June 8, 2020

    Michigan State University research is looking at yield response to different wheat varieties and seeding rates.

  • Wheat: Conventional Drill vs. Precision Planting. What Do We Know So Far?

    Published on June 8, 2020

    Michigan State University research is looking at the benefits of precision planting wheat compared to conventional drill.

  • Monarch Butterflies with Nate Haan

    Published on June 5, 2020

    On the June 5, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Nate Haan walked us through the incredible journey of Monarch Butterflies.

  • Naturalizing Yards with Egypt Krohn

    Published on May 29, 2020

    On the May 29, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Egypt Krohn (Allen Neighborhood Hunter Park Gardenhouse) helped us re-imagine how we use the space outside our homes to invest in ecological health.

  • Engaging in Science with Abbey Palmer

    Published on May 22, 2020

    On the May 22, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Abbey Palmer helped sparked our wonder by showing us small ways we can be scientists in our garden, with some great tips for kid (and adult!) friendly practices to foster your curiosity.

  • Assessing Frost Damage in Soybeans

    Published on May 21, 2020

    Michigan State University Extension field crops educator Ricardo Costa shares how to assess soybeans after a frost.

  • How to Submit Wheat Samples to MSU Plant & Pest Diagnostics

    Published on May 19, 2020

    If you are a wheat grower in Michigan and are wondering what is going on with your crop, take advantage of this amazing perk. You can send wheat samples to Michigan State University Plant & Pest Diagnostics and the Michigan Wheat Program will cover the lab fees!

  • Gardening for Birds with Linnea Rowse

    Published on May 15, 2020

    On the May 15, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Linnea Rowse from Michigan Audubon cured our boredom with bird-om and helped us understand how even the smallest home garden can help sustain migratory bird populations.

  • How to Stay Hydrated

    Published on May 13, 2020

    Are you drinking enough water? MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, Vicki Ballas shares tips for staying hydrated.

  • Wild Bees with Kelsey Graham

    Published on May 8, 2020

    On the May 8, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Kelsey Graham introduced us to some of Michigan's wild bee species, and provided guidance on supporting these essential pollinators in gardens.

  • Cut Up Whole Chicken

    Published on May 1, 2020

    Purchasing a whole chicken can be a budget friendly option. MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, Joe Hammontree shows us how to cut a whole chicken into pieces.

  • Edible Landscaping with Naim Edwards

    Published on May 1, 2020

    On our May 1, 2020 Cabin Fever Conversation, Naim Edwards helped us imagine gardens and public spaces bounding with edible plants - including annual produce, perennial fruits, and nut trees!

  • Livestock Learning: Goat Showmanship & Daily Care

    Published on April 30, 2020

    Dawn Reha, a Michigan 4-H judge and volunteer, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about what it takes to own goats, both dairy and market, and how to take care of them each day. Also covered is showmanship for the different types of goats and why these skills are essential to showing 4-H goats!