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September 11, 2014 | Pamela Daniels | Health officials are warning of yet again another infectious disease and this one is particularly dangerous to children. The virus, called the Enterovirus 68 or (EV-D68) is becoming widespread.
September 11, 2014 | Andy Hayes | If a company asks you today “Where can I set up shop in your community?” are you prepared to answer? Knowing your communities’ available sites and amenities is essential for growth.
September 11, 2014 | Duke Elsner | The 2014 wine grape crop is short, but wineries will still have a good inventory on hand for the coming sales year.
September 11, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Research surveys of Michigan tasting room visitors and Midwestern wine drinkers indicate low awareness and positive acceptance of cold hardy grape varietals.
September 10, 2014 | Andy Northrop | Third annual paddling event draws out record numbers to Michigan’s national water trail in St. Clair County.
September 10, 2014 | Glenn Pape | Getting the form built right is the basis of five positive principles that create safe neighborhoods.
September 8, 2014 | Kendra Wills | Local meat offers a wide range of Michigan beef, lamb, pork and goat that will help you create a memorable menu for your guests.
September 8, 2014 | Andy Northrop | Connecting local hops with a local brewery allows participants to have a deeper connection to their local food systems.
September 5, 2014 | Sarah Eichberger | The Rural Obesity Prevention Toolkit – a comprehensive tool for practitioners.
September 4, 2014 | Steve Lovejoy | Domestic consumers seem to be reacting to higher prices and to concerns about the health impacts of beef consumption; resulting in more consumption of plant-based products and other meats.
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Date: Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014
Location: MSU Extension Office - Washtenaw County, 705 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Date: Sep 24, 2014
Location: Bay County Building, 515 Center Avenue, Suite G-102, Bay City, MI 48708
Date: Sep 24, 2014
Location: Boyne District Library, 201 E. Main, Boyne City, MI 49712
- 4-H Citizenship & Service
- 4-H Junior Citizen Planner
- 4-H Military Family Programs
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Conflict Smoothies
- Facilitative Leadership
- Heritage Tourism
- Land Use Education Services
- Michigan Citizen Planner
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan Local Government Benchmarking Consortium
- Michigan MarketMaker
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Understanding Community Food Systems in Michigan
- Wildfire & Firewise
- Worksite Wellness