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  • Urban Soil Management Research Project - Year 1

    Published on November 5, 2020
    In 2019, we concluded our first year of the urban soil management research project (USMRP). We're investigating ways to improve soil health as quickly as possible through various forms of tillage and cover crop mixes.

  • Health On-Request Interactive Zoom Programs

    Published on September 24, 2020
    These opportunities are available to teachers, parents and homeschool families interested in connecting with MSU Extension staff through live, interactive Zoom connections. To request these virtual programs, please reach out to the staff person listed.

  • Why 10 Cents Matters: A Framework

    Published on July 31, 2020
    This resource describes how 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms works and the impacts it can have. This state-funded pilot program matches what schools spend on Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes with grants of up to 10 cents per meal.

  • Extension Extras Enrichment Kits: Social Emotional Health

    Published on July 22, 2020
    Extension Extras Social Emotional Health Enrichment Kit is focused on supporting the development of children's critical social and emotional skills: emotional literacy, self-concept and self control.

  • Extension Extras Social Emotional Health Enrichment Kit Welcome Letter

    Published on July 21, 2020
    The Extension Extras Social Emotional Health Enrichment Kit is focused on the supporting the development of children's critical social and emotional skills such as emotional literacy, self-concept and self-control.

  • Encouraging Healthy Aging by Preventing Falls

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Participants in evidence-based falls prevention programming such as A Matter of Balance and Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention increased their knowledge of falls prevention strategies and increased their ratings of their own general health.

  • Supporting Mental Health & Reducing Stress

    Published on July 20, 2020
    As a result of MSU Extension’s social-emotional health programming, children and adults across Michigan learned how to manage anger, reduce stress, practice mindfulness and strengthen their families’ and communities’ understanding.

  • Helping Farmers & Agricultural Professionals Manage Stress

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Through MSU Extension’s farm stress programming, farmers, their families and agricultural professionals alike learned stress management techniques, about resources to get through tough times, ways to communicate with farmers under stress and more.

  • Creating Healthy Habits through Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Through MSU Extension’s nutrition and physical activity programming, Michigan adults, families and children gained crucial knowledge about nutrition and healthy foods, increased their physical activity and reduced their food insecurity.

  • Preventing and managing diabetes and chronic health conditions

    Published on July 20, 2020
    As a result of MSU Extension’s chronic health and diabetes prevention and management programming, adults across Michigan took better control over their chronic conditions.

  • Combating the Opioid Crisis through Outreach and Education

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Over 130 people die every day from opioid overdose in the United States, and nearly 3 in 4 of Michigan’s overdose deaths are attributable to opioids.

  • Preventing foodborne illness and ensuring a safer food supply

    Published on July 20, 2020
    MSU Extension offers users the opportunity to understand safe food practices and reduce the opportunity of foodborne illness.

  • Forestry Handouts

    Published on July 5, 2020
    A series of handouts about various aspects of forestry such as soil nutrients and pH, plant nutrients and soil texture.

  • Assessing Farm Stress

    Published on July 2, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for July 2, 2020, focuses on assessing farm stress, presented by Eric Karbowski, MSU Extension behavior health educator.

  • Managing Nitrogen Loss from Flooding

    Published on June 11, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for June 11, 2020, focuses on managing nitrogen (N) loss from flooding, presented by Kurt Steinke, MSU soil fertility and nutrient management specialist.

  • 4-H Science Blast Activities: The Dirt on Clean Water

    Published on May 7, 2020
    This lesson plan is designed to assist leaders in teaching participants to understand that soil acts as a filter to keep pollutants out of our water supply.

  • Fine-tune Nutrients

    Published on May 7, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for May 7, 2020, focuses on fine-turning nutrients, presented by Kurt Steinke, MSU Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management.

  • Corn and Soybean Planting Considerations for 2020

    Published on April 30, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for April 30, 2020, focuses on corn and soybean planting considerations, presented by Manni Singh of MSU’s Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences.

  • Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19):Health Screening Tool for Essential Employees - Spanish

    Published on April 29, 2020
    This form can help employers meet new health screening requirements for their essential employees during COVID-19.

  • Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19):Health Screening Tool for Essential Employees

    Published on April 29, 2020
    This form can help employers meet new health screening requirements for their essential employees during COVD-19.