Thursday, September 13, 2012

Share Your Michigan State University Extension Story

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities and businesses.  For more than 100 years, MSU Extension has helped grow Michigan’s economy by equipping Michigan residents with the information that they need to do their jobs better, raise healthy and safe families, build their communities and empower our children to dream of a successful future.

MSU Extension, Branch County provides education and activities to children, teens, adults and seniors to build life skills.
  • Goal Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Nurturing Relationships
  • Responsible Citizenship
  • Self-Motivation
  • Character
  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices
These skills are learned through programs offered by MSU Extension such as Take the Lead, Dale Carnegie, Citizenship Washington Focus, Capital Experience, Exploration Days, Exchange Programs, State and National 4-H Contests, Cooking Matters, Eat Smart, Live Strong, Nurturing Your Child’s Mind and Body, Show Me Nutrition, FRIEND’s Day Camp, SMILE, Relax, Pesticide Exams, and Farmer’s Day.

With a presence in every Michigan county, Extension faculty and staff members provide tools to live and work better. From a personal meeting to information online, MSU Extension educators work every day to provide the most current information when people need it to ensure success – in the workplace, at home and in the community.

Please share your Extension story.  Share it with your children, grandchildren, neighbors, and community leaders.

You can also share your stories by visiting our Facebook page at Branch County Extension or our Branch County MSU Extension website at  You can also visit MSU Extension at

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