Michigan State University Extension is an educational leader in providing support to communities in green and sustainable economic development. Through programs like Stronger Economies Together, MSU Extension facilitates the development of an economic development plan in two regions in the state. Extension educators help counties work together in developing strong economic blueprints that strengthen relationships, build trust and capacity and strengthen “social capital.”
September 24, 2014 | Kathy Jamieson | Learn how to get involved in the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators.
September 22, 2014 | Elaine M. Bush | Tribal members can learn how to prepare themselves and family members for an emergency by visiting Ready Indian Country.
September 22, 2014 | Mark Hitchcock | Michigan Good Food Summit returns to support Michigan food systems that focus on healthy, green, fair and affordable food production.
September 22, 2014 | Brad Neumann | Current and prospective owners of land in Michigan will benefit from understanding some basics of the Land Division Act.
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 | Andy Hayes | Crowdfunding is the new way for entrepreneurs to get funding and investors to find new ventures.
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.
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Date: Oct 8, 2014 - Oct 9, 2014
Location: Tawas Bay Playhouse, 401 Newman Street, East Tawas, MI 48730
Date: Oct 15, 2014 - Oct 29, 2014
Location: Kent County MSU Extension, 775 Ball Avenue, NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Date: Oct 16, 2014
- 4-H Capacity Building for Youth Development Programs
- Clean Marinas
- Cooperative Development Program
- Greenways and Water Trails
- Habitat Restoration
- Heritage Tourism
- Land Use Education Services
- Michigan Citizen Planner
- Michigan Local Government Benchmarking Consortium
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Prosperity Initiative
- Waterfront Smart Growth