Michigan State University Extension believes that fostering entrepreneurship and community support are key strategies for creating jobs and transforming the state’s economy and global presence. MSU Extension addresses entrepreneurship from both a community and individual perspective. MSU Extension helps foster communities that are supportive of entrepreneurs and part of a knowledge economy.
January 26, 2015 | Mark Hitchcock | Governor Rick Snyder proclaims food and agriculture industry in Michigan exceeds $100 billion.
January 23, 2015 | Jim Isleib | Evaluation of 2014 MSU Extension’s Beginning Farmer Webinar Series shows positive results.
January 21, 2015 | Mark Hitchcock | Want to be the next big thing? Join us at SPARC in Flint April 18, 2015.
December 31, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | The MSU Product Center is the go-to place for food, agriculture, bio-economy, and natural resources-based business counseling.
December 31, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Prospective winery licensees can learn to start a Michigan winery at the one-day winery development conference on March 4, 2015 at Michigan State University.
December 29, 2014 | Andy Hayes | Did your business take part in Michigan’s export last year of over $58 billion in goods?
December 24, 2014 | Rob Sirrine | The Great Lakes Expo Hops Session provided useful information for growers and processors and drew the largest hop crowd to date.
December 24, 2014 | Mark Hitchcock | Finding outside investors or going out of business can give you a clean break.
December 24, 2014 | Mark Hitchcock | Creating a succession plan will help to keep your business running on track.
December 23, 2014 | Garrett Ziegler | With farmers operating at slim margins, they often can't afford to individually market directly to consumers. This new USDA grant allows area farmers to pool their resources for stronger marketing muscle.
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Date: Feb 17, 2015 - Feb 24, 2015
Location: MSU Extension Office - Jackson County, 1715 Lansing Ave., Jackson MI 49202
Date: Feb 20, 2015
Location: Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 30650 Six Mile Rd., Livonia, MI 48152
Date: Mar 9, 2015 - Mar 13, 2015
Location: Michigan State University, Crop and Soil Science Teaching and Research (Agronomy Farm), 4450 Beaumont Rd. East Lansing, MI 48825
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Cashing in on Business Opportunities
- Cooperative Development Program
- Cottage Food Law
- FastTrac NewVenture Program
- Heritage Tourism
- Meat Processing Variance Training
- Michigan MarketMaker
- MSU Product Center
- MSUE Wind Power
- Oil and Gas
- Road to Independence Workshop
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity