Dairy

4-H Animal Science

Animal Agriculture

Department of Community Sustainability

Clear

  • 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.

  • Setting and Maintaining New Year's Resolutions (WDET)

    Published on January 17, 2020
    MSU Extension educator Laurie Rivetto talks with WDET's Tia Graham about how to keep your resolutions going.

  • Clean and Clear Partnerships with Drain Officials

    Published on January 14, 2020
    Series 2 Ep 1: MSU Extension Educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronzack, talk with Randy Dell, MI Nature Conservancy Ag Program Director, and Brian Wendling, Saginaw Co Public Works Commissioner, about a drainage partnership between counties and farmers.

  • 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.

  • The Modern Day Cover Crop

    Published on January 10, 2020
    Series 1 Episode 5: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean, sits down with Dean Baas, Sustainable Agriculture Educator, and Ricardo Costa, Field Crops Educator, to discuss the role cover crops should play in our rotations.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Taking Great Care of Michigan Waters in District 12

    Published on January 6, 2020
    On the fourteenth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts, Jeff talks about water resource preservation and education with Jim Seitz from the Upper Grand River Watershed Alliance and the Grand River Environment Action Team.

  • 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.

  • Soybeans, is Corn Still King?

    Published on December 26, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 4: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean, sits down with Mark Seamon, Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, and Mike Station, Field Crops MSU Extension Educator, to discuss the future of soybeans for Michigan Farmers.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Four Generations of 4-H in District 3

    Published on December 23, 2019
    On the twelfth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, Jeff talks with Sandi Pyle, a 50-year volunteer in 4-H, to talk about 4-H’s priceless experiences.

  • Growing food systems and entrepreneurs in District 8

    Published on December 16, 2019
    On the 11th stop of his road trip, Jeff talks with Joan Nelson, director of the Allen Neighborhood Center and Diane Longanbach, MSU Product Center innovation counselor about growing community food systems and local entrepreneurs.

  • The Progression of Bt Resistance

    Published on December 13, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 3: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean, sits down with Chris DiFonzo, MSU Field Crops Entomologist, to explore the progression of Bt resistance in field crops and the solution.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Marketing Through Mayhem

    Published on November 26, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 1: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean, sits down with Angie Setzer, Vice President of Grain for Citizens LLC (Charlotte, MI) to pull back the curtains on marketing grain.

  • Is Farming Stressing you out?!?

    Published on November 26, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 2: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean sits down with Abe Pasch, Dairy Farmer and Isabella County Farm Bureau President and Paul Gross, MSUE Educator, to discuss the stresses of farming.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: The Next Generation of Health Care in District 5

    Published on November 18, 2019
    On the seventh stop of his road trip, Jeff meets Andrea Masvero, executive director of the Osteopathic Foundation of West Michigan, who partners to help the next generation of doctors achieve their dreams and make a difference in their communities.

  • 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: 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: 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.

  • 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.