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  • 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: 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.

  • The World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute

    Published on May 22, 2018
    The Michigan State University Extension World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute brings together young people to discuss global food security and access, and explore possible career paths.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A career of service

    Published on July 14, 2019
    MSU Extension district director Matt Shane reflects on his first day and his over 20-year career: the twists, turns and rewards.

  • 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.

  • Karen Waite: Teaching and Advising All Things Equine

    Published on June 7, 2018
    What peaked your interest in all things equine? “It was probably the public library. I grew up in the city and was not around any horses, but I found some books about horses, and it just never stopped," said Waite.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A life of generous giving

    Published on June 3, 2019
    Doug Lewis is our superhero. He's a volunteer who is making a difference in 4-H, MSU Extension and across the state. His stories, energy and generosity inspire us and we can't wait for you to meet him on this episode of Partnerships and Peninsulas.

  • Smashing the Norm

    Published on March 21, 2016
    Tom Ryan, '79, talks with his mentor, Ian Gray, Ph.D., about his career and how it started at Michigan State University in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

  • In the Field: Jenn Phillips

    Published on July 6, 2018
    “I’m not even so much a techie, I don’t have nerd appeal,” Jenn Phillips, Microcomputer/Hardware/Software Coordinator and Co-Interim Service Desk Manager for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, tells Kraig Ehm on In the Field.

  • Demo Podcast

    Published on September 7, 2017

  • 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.