Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

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

Oakland County offers free email subscription notifications so you'll be the first to hear about new MSU Extension workshops, services and newsletters.  Learn more.

Steel, Glass, and/or Plastic Bottles
How to determine the best choice for drinking bottles.  More

Port Huron Paddle and Pour

Michigan's first National Water Trail gets approval for a two-day event. More

August tip: Landscape Storm Damage
The dog days of summer often give rise to severe weather.  Lightening, wind and hail can wreak havoc on landscape plants. Determining which plants can be saved can be a difficult proposition often requiring the advice of a professional.  For help on evaluating storm damage:

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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.

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Senior Market FRESH


Senior Market FRESH coupons will be distributed at the Oakland County Farmers Market in Waterford on August 13 to qualifying seniors. The program offers $20 in vouchers to low-income seniors to be used at designated farmers markets and farm stands for unprocessed locally grown produce. There are a limited number of coupon books available. Coupon books will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Applicants will be required to fill out an application and show proof of residence as only Oakland County residents are eligible for the coupons being distributed August 13. Applicants must be at least 60 years old and have a monthly income of less than $1,771 for a household of one and $2,391 for a household of two.

Questions?  Call 248-858-0904 or email Robin Danto.