Who We Are
MSU Extension helps create opportunities that will make Michigan strong, prosperous and a great place to live by focusing on key areas important to Michigan:
- Greening Michigan: Leveraging Natural and Human Assets for Prosperity
- Natural Resource Education
- Public Policy
- Home Ownership
- Foreclosure Education
- Money Management
- Community Food Systems
- Enhancing Michigan’s First Green Industry: Agriculture and Agribusiness
- Consumer Horticulture
- Master Gardener Education
- Preparing Michigan’s Children & Youth for the Future
- 4-H Youth Development
- 4-H Clubs
- Improving Health and Nutrition for Michigan Residents
- Nutrition Education
- Food Safety
- Serve Safe Certification
- Food Preservation
- Cottage Food Law
- Social Emotional/Well-Being
Richard Wooten, District Coordinator
Edward Scott, Assistant District Coordinator
Debbie Safian, Admin. Asst.
These program areas have similar goals-they seek to help people better understand their environments, make the best possible use of their resources and enhance the quality of life for themselves, their families and their communities through education and wise decision making.
For more information about what we offer in the classroom and by request, explore the MSU Extension Catalog of Programs and Services, which features programming in Agriculture, Business & Community, Family, Food & Health, Lawn & Garden, Natural Resources and 4-H & Youth.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. Issued in furtherance of MSU Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Jeff Dwyer, Director, MSU Extension, East Lansing, MI 48824. This information is for educational purposes only. Reference to commercial products or trade names does not imply endorsement by MSU Extension or bias against those not.