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.
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 | Andy Hayes | Everyone is familiar with recycling, but upcycling can save the planet and be a lot of fun! Are you Upcycling?
September 11, 2014 | Diane L. Smith | Starting a commercial food business or changing your business activities to a commercial business will affect much more than just the licensing of your product. Learn where you can gain more knowledge about the steps needed to accomplish this.
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 5, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Cottage to Commercial training will help you understand how to turn your food business idea into a commercial reality.
September 4, 2014 | Kathy Jamieson | Learn how to display your passion, innovation, resourcefulness and risk-taking traits in an interview.
August 29, 2014 | William V. Hendrian | Are you stressed out at work? Are you stressed out about your finances? The two areas may be related and your employer may be taking note.
August 29, 2014 | Beth Clawson | The signing of the Smith-Lever act in 1914 authorized the creation of the Cooperative Extension System. One hundred years later, Van Buren County board of commissioners and Extension personnel gathered to celebrate 100 years of service.
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Date: Nov 4, 2014
Location: Kellogg Center, 55 S. Harrison Ave., East Lansing, MI 48824
Date: Nov 10, 2014
Location: University Center - Gaylord, 80 Livingston Blvd., Gaylord, MI 49735
Date: Nov 18, 2014
Location: Genesee County MSU Extension Office, 605 N. Saginaw St., Suite 1A, Flint, MI 48502
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Cashing in on Business Opportunities
- Cooperative Development Program
- Cottage Food Law
- FastTrac NewVenture Program
- Heritage Tourism
- Michigan MarketMaker
- MSU Product Center
- MSUE Wind Power
- Oil and Gas
- Road to Independence Workshop
- Specialized Meat Processing Variance Training
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity