GENERAL LINKS - A national, internet-based collaborative system that enables Land Grant University content experts to exchange research-based knowledge, build knowledge repositories, and link with the public to help solve real challenges in real time. also has a special search page that allows you to search almost 1,000 Cooperative Extension sites from 74 Universities.

Gardening in MichiganThere’s new interest in gardening. Whether you are looking to save money, love fresh flavor, or just enjoy working with nature, Michigan is a great place for growing fruit, vegetables, flowers and other landscape plants. This web site highlights the resources at Michigan State University for gardeners.

Jackson Community Gardens - Jackson Community Gardens was started in 2004 to establish support for local community gardens.  Our gardens are meant to be a source of community building, healthy activity, and food security.  All members of the community are welcome and invited to be a part of our gardens.  Come grow with us!

MSU Extension Expert Search - Contact Michigan experts in many areas.

MSU Extension News for Agriculture - Features pertinent articles from more than 160 MSUE expert contributors throughout the state, submitted in a variety of categories, including animal agriculture, plant-based agriculture, the bio-economy, business, home and garden, and organic agriculture.

MSU Turfgrass Science - Research-based recommendations for lawn, golf course, athletic field, and sod farm turf.

ServSafe Food Safety Certification - Register to attend MSU Extension's ServSafe Food Safety Certification program. With this nationally recognized program, you will attend two (2) 8-hour classes and take an exam in order to earn your certification, which is good for five (5) years. Cost is $210.

Exploration Days - Ever wanted to know what it’s like to build and launch your own rocket? Or dance the salsa? How ‘bout being an entrepreneur by developing and selling your product? Want to explore the MSU campus? Make a friend that’s not just on Facebook? Eat some famous MSU Dairy Store ice cream? You just described 4-H Exploration Days.

Jackson County 4-H Horse Council - Nonprofit group dedicated to 4-H Horse Members in Jackson County.  Their main fundraiser is the Rose City Horse Show Circuit.  Profits from their shows pay for Jackson County 4-H exhibitors Achievement and Fair. Information on their shows as well as other resources can be found on their website.

MSU Extension 4-H Youth Programs - State 4-H homepage. Information on 4-H programming and initiatives. Develops citizenship, leadership, and life skills of youth through mostly experiential learning programs.

MSU Extension 4-H Events Calendar - Calendar of events for state-level programming. (ie: various MSUE-sponsored dog, goat, horse, poultry shows, etc.)