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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!


News for Oakland County Residents

What does Michigan's Proposal 1 mean for businesses and communities?
In the August primary Michigan voters will be asked to decide on Proposal 1 of 2014 that repeals the business personal property tax and direct part of the current state use tax monies to reimburse communities. View factsheet

Preserving Zucchini
Freezing is the best option for safely preserving zucchini.

Save Money by Packing Your Lunch
Packing your family's lunches can save you money and keep you healthy.

August Landscape Tip:  Fall Vegetable Gardening
Planting vegetables for a fall harvest is an often overlooked method for prolonging the growing season.  With careful planning, planting a fall garden will extend the gardening season so you can continue to harvest fresh produce after earlier crops have finished.  Many cool-season vegetables produce their best flavor and quality when they mature during cool weather.

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Advanced Garden Design

Sept 13-20-27, 2014

This Saturday morning series takes the participant through a successive series of training stages from simple to advanced garden design planning techniques.  Develop skills in the layout of garden beds and small landscape areas using the principles of floral harmony, balance and color for formal and informal gardens. 
Contact:  MSU Extension-Oakland,248-858-0881.  
Click here to register online.