Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

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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!


 Evenings in the Garden

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MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center is revving up for another great season of classes and workshops for gardeners of all levels.

Evenings in the Garden is a series of classes for beginner and experienced gardeners, homeowners, landscapers, and outdoor enthusiasts, that brings experts in to share their expertise on a variety of topics.

Fall Container Planting
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 pm

The Secret World of Plants
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Advance registration is required. The cost of most classes is just $20, and supports further adult education programming at MSU Tollgate.

To find more information and to register, visit: http://tollgate.msu.edu/events/evenings-in-the-garden 



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. 



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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Food Preservation Correspondence Course

A seven lesson course for anyone wishing to learn canning, freezing, or drying tech​niques using up-to-date information and methods so the food preserved is safe to eat. The cost of the seven lessons is $10.00 which covers all lessons sent through e-mail or $20.00 for lessons sent through the US Postal Service.
Register and pay online at: https://payments.g2gcloud.com/MSUE/. To enroll by mail, please complete and return the registration form with a check made out to MSU Extension – Oakland County.

Robin Danto at 248-858-0904 with questions.