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MSU Extension-Oakland
1200 N. Telegraph Road
Building 26 East, 2nd floor
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone:   248-858-0880
Fax:       248-858-1477
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Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

Welcome to MSU Extension - Oakland

MSU Extension is a statewide network that serves all Michigan counties.  Extension is charged with understanding the issues and opportunities of each county and its unique communities.  We work in partnership with other local organizations and agencies to plan and implement research-based educational programming that addresses the issues and challenges and takes advantage of the opportunities.  Please explore our web site and let us know your suggestions and how we can assist you!

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News for Oakland County Residents

Flood Damage Reporting
President Obama has issued a disaster declaration for parts of Michigan from August floods.  For information about how to file a claim, click here

Oakland County Health Division kicks off flu season
Oakland County Health Division will once again offer the flu vaccine that guards against four flu viruses this season beginning September 30th.  Read more

Enjoying pumpkin long after October
Pumpkin puree is easy to make and great to have on hand for your favorite recipes during the months ahead.

October Landscape Tip
“10-4 Good Buddy”   Besides being recognizable trucker slang, 10-4 is also a great way to remember the best time of year to treat lawn weeds.  Late September-early October is the ideal time to apply weed control because the weeds are storing carbohydrates in their root system and are more susceptible to herbicide applications.  

Spotlight On ...

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Garden Planning
Workshops

Did your flower beds fizzle this year instead of dazzle?  If you answered yes, we have 2 classes in October that may interest you.   
It takes research and planning to
 give you Seasonal Interest in Your Garden and come up with
 Captivating Combinations of perennials, shrubs and small trees
that will make your yard beautiful.  Take either class or both!  You will learn about plants with outstanding characteristics that give you multiple seasons of interest and great plant combinations that will inspire you to make the changes necessary to make your landscape beds shine.  It’s not too early to start planning for next spring!
Call 248-858-0887 for further information or if you have questions.