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MSU Extension is an educational organization funded jointly by the Board of Commissioners, the State of Michigan through Michigan State University and federally through the US Department of Agriculture.

2021 St. Clair County Michigan State Extension Annual Report

The MSU Extension office in St. Clair County is your direct link to the resources of Michigan State University (MSU). This local connection to MSU enables our staff to deliver up-to-date information and programs to meet the needs of county residents. Our business hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, we are closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
Phone: (810) 989-6935.

  Current Events
  • Restricted Use Pesticide Review and Test, Friday, February 18, 2022
  • Programs for Crop and Pest Management, Pesticide Applicator Core Review & MDARD Certification Exams, Field Crops Webinar Series, Great Lakes Forage and Grazing Conference here.

  • RELAX Alternatives to Anger, online classes held every month through March 2022
  • Stress Less with Mindfulness, online classes held every month through April 2022
  • Winter Achievement Event Catalog 2022

    There have been many concerns regarding 4-H Winter Achievement and COVID in our area. Taking these concerns into consideration the planning committee has decided to modify the Winter Achievement event.

    Changes are as follows:
    • Registration closed Friday, January 14th at 4 pm
    • LOCATION CHANGED - MSU Extension Office in the Auditorium (200 Grand River Ave, Port Huron 48060)
    • JUDGING PROCESS - 4-H'ers participating will be required to pre-register. Individual judging times will be assigned to exhibitors. All 4-H’ers projects will be judge during their assigned time, approx. 15 min for each exhibitor interview.
    • Judges - 6 event judges (Judges will be 4-H Council members or 4-H Volunteers)
    • Exhibitor Judging Times - Times will be assigned starting at 9:30 (starting in registration order)
    • No concessions offered
    • Event Awards – Participants will receive $1 per project exhibited that are award a blue /A rating; Gold and Grand Champion awarded as warranted, WA Top Exhibitor of $100 awarded
    • 4-H County Medals - Applications are being reviewed with medals awarded virtually.
    • 4-H Ambassadors Applications - applicants and returning Ambassadors will be contacted with instructions. Any questions please contact Ashleigh Miller at .
    • Award Presentation – work in progress….something virtual to recognize participants.

    Winter Achievement Event Page
    Any questions regarding WA or changes please contact the MSU Extension office at: 810-989-6935
    Your flexibility as we navigate these changes is appreciated.
  • Thumb Area 4-H Camp Counselor Round Up

    Do you love the outdoors? The smell of a marshmallow roasting over an open fire is your favorite scent. Do you love crafts, kayaking and tree climbing. Your friends say you're great with kids. You want to give back and become part of something bigger. If you relate to this, then there's the perfect opportunity waiting for you this summer at Thumb Area 4-H Camp.

    We’re looking for fun, crazy, and responsible youth ages 15 - 19 to take on role where almost anything is possible while learning leadership skills.

    View the flyer and Apply today!
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