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  • Wild Spartans: Science in Zookeeping & Conservation with Caitlin Mack

    Published on November 10, 2020

    In this 4-H Wild Spartans episode, we head to the sub-Sahara to learn about African painted (wild) dogs. Meet MSU graduate researcher, Caitlin Mack, learn about her work on the social behavior and conservation of these rare carnivores, and the education and career path she followed as she discusses “Science in Zookeeping and Conservation.”

  • Blueberry Muffin in a Mug - Measuring Skills

    Published on November 3, 2020

    Brennan makes Blueberry Muffin in a Mug and shows us measuring skills!

  • The Easiest Way To Dice and Onion

    Published on October 25, 2020

    Onions are tricky to dice. Try our quick method to prevent the tears.

  • How to Cut a Mango

    Published on October 23, 2020

    The easiest way to cut a mango!

  • Hidden Sources of Added Sugar

    Published on October 22, 2020

    Did you know the World Health Organization recommends eating no more than 6 tsp. of added sugar per day. Added sugars are commonly found in processed beverages and foods. Eating foods with minimal processing means you will be cutting back on sources of added sugars.

  • How to Cut a Starfruit

    Published on October 22, 2020

    Have you ever tried Starfruit? Give one a try! They are an excellent source of vitamin C and a great low calorie snack!

  • International Conversation with Shelia from Ghana

    Published on October 16, 2020

    Learn more about Ghana culture from Sheila, Michigan international exchange student alumni. She will share about her culture, her government structure, food, clothing, creative expression and much much more. Sheila will end with the COVID-19 impacts on her community as well.

  • International Conversation with Barnabas from Uganda

    Published on October 16, 2020

    Learn more about Ugandan culture from Barnabas. He shares about his culture and differences you would notice if you were to visit his country. Enjoy learning about the importance of the Ugandan family unit, bride price, food and much more. Barnabas will also share about COVID-19 and how it is affecting daily life in his community.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day: Bill Botti

    Published on October 15, 2020

    Bill Botti, former Executive Director of Michigan Forest Association discusses the history of MFA forests and their connection to Michigan State University.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day: Dean Reid Regeneration

    Published on October 15, 2020

    Dean Reid, a consulting forester, discusses forest regeneration.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day: Nia Becker

    Published on October 15, 2020

    Nia Becker, Conservation District Forester, discusses regeneration of aspen in Michigan's forests.

  • Session 1: Water School Webinar Series - Water Quantity

    Published on October 9, 2020

    Session 1: Water Quantity. MSU Extension Water School provides local decision-makers, appointed and elected officials, and municipal staff with critical, relevant information needed to understand Michigan’s water resources, including the fundamentals of water science, in order to support sound water management decisions and increase awareness of current and future local and state water issues.

  • Show Me Nutrition

    Published on September 29, 2020

    Show Me Nutrition is a nutrition education program for youth, with lessons designed for pre-K through 8th grade.

  • How to: Jump Rope

    Published on September 28, 2020

    When was the last time you tried jumping rope? MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, Elaine Palm offers 11 ideas to really get you moving!

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Volunteer Enrollment

    Published on September 14, 2020

    In this video you will see how to enroll as a volunteer in 4-H Online 2.0. You'll see how to login to an existing account, start an enrollment, select a volunteer role, select clubs, select projects, and submit your enrollment.

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Creating A New Family Profile

    Published on September 14, 2020

    In this video you will see how to create a new family account in 4-H online 2.0, how to enroll in 4-H, and how to add members to your family

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Existing Family Profiles

    Published on September 14, 2020

    In this video you will see how to login to an existing 4-H Online account in 2.0, how to edit family information, how to view family member, and how to add new 4-h members to your family.

  • How to: Cut Pineapple

    Published on August 27, 2020

    Have you ever tried squeezing the juice out of your pineapple rinds? MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor Vicki Ballas shows us how easy it is to cut up a pineapple.

  • Life of the Straits: Mackinac Island

    Published on August 13, 2020

    Mackinac Island is the most popular tourist destination in Michigan with more than 1 million visitors each year.

  • Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: Alfalfa Autotoxicity

    Published on August 13, 2020

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for August 13, 2020, focuses on Alfalfa Autotoxicity, presented by Dr. Kim Cassida, MSU Forage Specialist. Following Dr. Cassida's presentation, MSU specialists give updates and answer questions on insect pests and diseases and current conditions.