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  • Michigan Birding 101 Session 4 - Magnificent Migration

    Published on March 14, 2021

    Welcome to our Michigan Birding 101 series. This is Session 4 of a four-part series provided by Michigan Sea Grant and MSU Extension featuring tips and tricks and lots of great information from Extension educator Elliot Nelson. In this video, we'll learn about the many species who make their way to and through Michigan during migration.

  • Michigan Birding 101 Session 2 - Backyard Birds

    Published on March 14, 2021

    Welcome to our Michigan Birding 101 series. This is Session 2 of a four-part series provided by Michigan Sea Grant and MSU Extension featuring tips and tricks and lots of great information from Extension educator Elliot Nelson. In this video, Elliot talks about the birds you are most likely to see in your own area and offers tips on identifying them.

  • Michigan Birding 101 Session 1 - Basic Birding Skills

    Published on March 14, 2021

    Welcome to our Michigan Birding 101 series. This is Session 1 of a four-part series provided by Michigan Sea Grant and MSU Extension featuring tips and tricks and lots of great information from Extension educator Elliot Nelson. In this video, we'll learn basic birding skills and suggestions for equipment you might want to use.

  • 2021 ANR Awards Program

    Published on March 12, 2021

    The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University (MSU) honored 11 leaders in agriculture and natural resources for leadership at the community, state, national or international levels during a virtual ANR Awards Program on March 12.

  • Clover Cents: Fun Funds

    Published on March 10, 2021

    Learn about how to budget money for a fun day with a friend in this Clover Cents video for youth audiences.

  • Avocado Breakfast Bruschetta

    Published on March 10, 2021

    MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor Debbie Studebaker shows us a tasty and nutritious breakfast idea!

  • Wild Spartans: Searching for Vernal Pools with Yu Man Lee

    Published on March 9, 2021

    In this episode, we will take a dive into the springtime ephemeral pools in the woods to discover the treasures within! We will talk to a herpetologist about researching and conserving amphibians and reptiles. Meet Yu Man Lee, Conservation Scientist, Michigan Natural Features Inventory, learn about her field work, and the education and career path she followed to get there.

  • Conversations in the Community with Allan Whitley

    Published on March 8, 2021

    Allan Whitley from Root of the Vine Urban Garden shares about his work to broaden community gardening engagement in his neighborhood in Lansing. To learn more, check out ROTV’s Facebook page!

  • Field Crops Webinar - Weed Management - Christy Sprague and Erin Burns

    Published on March 8, 2021

    In the session on March 8, MSU Extension weed scientists Christy Sprague and Erin Burns focused on “Weed Control—Effective Options for Tough Weeds at Different Price Points.” Herbicides are the main component of many weed management programs in field crops. To reduce weed control costs, herbicide programs can be changed, although the cost of herbicides is relatively small compared to the economic cost and loss that can be caused by weeds.

  • Clover Cents: Savings Goals

    Published on March 5, 2021

    Learn about short term and long term savings goals in this Clover Cents video for youth audiences.

  • 2021 Farm Lane Society Induction

    Published on March 5, 2021

    The 2021 Farm Lane Society gathering and induction of new members.

  • Overview of the Michigan State University Construction Management Program

    Published on March 5, 2021

    Learn about the MSU Construction Management program, including an overview of the program, student benefits, events and facilities.

  • LA Alumni Lecture: Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Pandemic Public Space Design and Planning

    Published on March 4, 2021

    The Michigan State University Landscape Architecture Program hosted alumnus Ernest C. Wong, PLA, FASLA, APA, founding principal and president of Site Design Group, LTD., for a lecture on "Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Pandemic Public Space Design and Planning."

  • Field Crops Webinar - Wheat Production - Dennis Pennington

    Published on March 1, 2021

    In this third session on March 1, 2021, MSU Extension wheat specialist Dennis Pennington focuses on "Improving Wheat Production Income." Even though commodity prices have rebounded recently, it is still important to understand your production cost and make management decisions accordingly. Higher prices should not be used as justification to increase input costs. This should be a time where costs are held so that improvement to cash flow can be made and short-term debt can be reduced. Each input should be evaluated from an economic potential, not just as yield potential.

  • Seed Saving with Shiloh Maples

    Published on February 26, 2021

    Shiloh Maples from the Indigenous Seed Keepers Network and the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance shares her wisdom and passion for cultivating relationships with our seed friends.

  • Safety in Virtual Learning Environments

    Published on February 24, 2021

    In this short video, you will learn about best practices and policies around youth safety in virtual settings including social media, explore strategies to maintain youth safety when programming virtually, and resources that are helpful.

  • Field Crops Webinar - Soybean Production - Mike Staton

    Published on February 22, 2021

    In the second session on Feb. 22, MSU Extension soybean educator Mike Staton focuses on “Improving Soybean Production Income.” The average soybean price for the 2020-2021 marketing year is projected to be $11.15 per bushel. This is welcome news considering the average prices for the previous two years were below the breakeven price for most producers.

  • Reducing Land Application Incidents

    Published on February 19, 2021

    Reducing land application incidents – Leslie Johnson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

  • Compost and Biochar with Brooke Comer

    Published on February 19, 2021

    Brooke shares her wisdom and delight at using compost and biochar as soil amendments , and hopefully you’ll walk away with some ideas and inspiration to incorporate into your garden.

  • Reducing Operator Error During Transportation

    Published on February 19, 2021

    Reducing operator error during transportation - Rachael Osterhaus and Kevin Erb (University of Wisconsin-Madison)