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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.


  • Why Veterans Matter

    Published on November 5, 2018
    Guest Adam Ingrao, a former US Army soldier, devotes his life to making sure no veteran is left behind through MSU Extension services.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Harvest combine ride along

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

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bringing Milk to a Glass Near You

    Published on March 4, 2019
    Kerry Nobis, a fourth generation dairy farmer, opens up about his farm in a raw, moving interview with MSU Extension director Jeff Dwyer. Discover the research, relationships and people making a difference on his farm.

  • Summer Road Trip 2019: Farming, Family, and Serving the Community in District 13

    Published on November 4, 2019
    On the fifth stop of his road trip to visit all Extension districts in a single summer, director Jeff Dwyer talks to Trever Meachum, a third-generation farmer who balances farming, family, and public service.

  • 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.

  • The Opioid Epidemic - What We Know and What We Can Do to Help

    Published on December 3, 2018
    Courtney Cuthbertson, MSU Extension community behavioral health specialist shares what we know about the opioid epidemic and how family and community members can help.

  • 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: 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.

  • Bringing you the Michigan cherry on top

    Published on June 14, 2019
    Ready to learn more about delicious Michigan cherries? Phil Korson, Cherry Marketing Institute president, talks about cherry growing, nutrition and partnering with MSU.