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  • Partnerships and Peninsulas Podcast

    Partner. Empower. Repeat. MSU Extension director Jeff Dwyer hosts this monthly podcast that shares inspiring stories of MSU Extension leaders and their partners making a difference in Michigan communities.


  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • Keep your friends close and your Friends of Extension closer

    Published on February 4, 2019
    Life came full circle for Andrew Walker when he used his leadership skills from 4-H to save MSU Extension programming in his county.

  • Operation Military Kids

    Published on July 1, 2019
    Angela Harkins, lead state child and youth coordinator for the Michigan Army National Guard shares about the unique needs of military families and the importance of community and partnerships.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Growing Leaders Who Grow Solutions

    Published on February 24, 2020
    4-H is known for growing leaders, and Addy Battel and Pearl Daskam are two incredible examples of that. Jeff talks to the teens about how the skills they learned in 4-H led to the creation of a successful nonprofit tackling food insecurity.

  • Planting, Pastures, and . . . Podcasts?

    Published on March 24, 2020
    March is National Agriculture Month. So what better way to celebrate than by featuring another podcast? Jeff sits down with Extension educator Monica Jean, who started her own agriculture podcast.

  • Harvest combine ride along

    Published on September 23, 2019
    Hop into the combine with Jeff and farmer Lee Thelen while they harvest corn.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • From Camp to Career

    Published on May 6, 2019
    Liz Seifert, a 4-H'er turned volunteer shares the experiences as a camper and as a counselor at 4-H Great Lakes Natural Resources Camp that shaped her life and career.