Strong businesses create jobs and help strengthen state and local communities. Michigan State University Extension assists communities in linking to growth opportunities in regional, national, and global economies. Programming includes education about green business development and practices, and connection to New Economy and placemaking theory and research. MSU Extension also provides Natural Resource Enterprise Development programming. MSU Extension partners with state and regional agencies to provide research to communities and assist in developing strategies that foster a sustainable business climate in Michigan.
March 25, 2015 | Jodi Schulz | Are you a superhero? Probably not, but what makes a hero so super? Confidence! Learn about superhero power poses and how you can gain confidence in just two minutes!
March 12, 2015 | Terry McLean | Pilot program develops curriculum aimed at small scale vegetable producers in urban communities. These programs will provide a comprehensive look at vegetable production to hone current skills, develop new strategies and better understand pests.
March 11, 2015 | Randy Bell | Gathering was held day after Valentine’s Day, which provided the opportunity for local food lovers to gather on the University of Michigan campus to learn and share their enthusiasm.
March 10, 2015 | Diane Smith | Packaging and labeling of beverages is important to consumers. Learn more about current trends and what is important to Baby Boomers, the Swing Generation and parents.
March 10, 2015 | Andy Hayes | Michigan Main Street Program, revitalizing our communities.
March 10, 2015 | Andy Hayes | One for the money…two for the show…three to get ready…Use this tool to GO!
March 5, 2015 | Mark Thomas | Understanding the nature of the marketplace requires knowledge of the different demographic groups’ values and desires.
March 4, 2015 | Mark Thomas | Some companies take months to fill vacancies, pondering if every applicant is the right fit. Using these shortcut tools will reduce this lag time and improve productivity.
March 4, 2015 | Phil Tocco | When implementing irrigation practices to produce crops, growers should be mindful that the water being used doesn’t contaminate produce with food-borne illnesses.
March 4, 2015 | Phil Tocco | Manure can be a valuable plant nutrient source and a potential food safety hazard.
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Date: Mar 31, 2015
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church - 7029 Cade Rd. in Brown City
Date: Apr 1, 2015
Location: Forward Financial Credit Union Conference room, located at W8159 U.S. 2, Iron Mountain, MI
Date: Apr 2, 2015 - Apr 9, 2015
Location: Macomb County MSU Extension, 21885 Dunham Rd., Clinton Twp, MI 48036
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