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Thursday, June 29, 2017

OFFICE CLOSING

Our office will be closed on 
Monday July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th 
in observance of Independence Day
We will re-open on
Wednesday July 5th at 8:30 a.m.



Have a safe and Happy Holiday!!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Master Gardener Program returns to Jackson

Date: June 27, 2017
End Date: July 30, 2017
Contact: Robert Bricault, MSU Extension Educator
Phone: 517 768-2048
      
Are you an avid gardener? Do you enjoy sharing your garden knowledge with others?
If so, you are a great candidate for the Michigan Master Gardener Program. The
fourteen week program begins August 24, 2017. Classes are on Thursdays from 5:30
p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at the MSU Extension office, 1715 Lansing Ave., Jackson. The fee for
the course is $300. Program registration and scholarship applications are on-line at:
https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpjackson2017/

Questions on this class and scholarships are directed to Robert Bricault at 517 788-
4292. The deadline for registration is August 4, 2017.

Master Gardeners undergo a specialized course in gardening taught by Michigan State
University Extension staff providing an overview of major horticulture topics. Master
Gardeners are trained as community volunteers, sharing their knowledge on healthy
garden and landscape practices. Jackson County Master Gardener volunteers provided
more than 4,000 hours, in 2016, sharing their gardening knowledge in schools,
community gardens, library seminars, Big Seed program, natural areas preservation,
demonstration gardens and environmental programs. The Master Gardener program
has been held in Jackson County since 1978.


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. MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Persons with disabilities may request accommodations by calling the Extension office at 734/997-
1678, two weeks prior to the date of the event to ensure sufficient time to make arrangements. Requests
received later will be met when possible.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

REMINDER

CLUB LEADERS
IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY TURNED IN YOUR FAIR NEEDS FORM,
PLEASE DO SO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SO THAT WE CAN HAVE EVERYTHING READY FOR YOU AT THE PRE-FAIR MEETING ON

THURSDAY JULY 6, 2017 @  7:00 P.M.
HERE AT THE EXTENSION OFFICE.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

OFFICE CLOSING

Our office will be closing Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. 

We will reopen Monday June 26th at 8:30 a.m.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

REMINDERS

 Sheep tagging this Saturday June 24th 4-6 p.m. @ the Hillsdale County Fairgrounds.🐑  
Swine Id's due here at the Extension office Monday June 26th by 4:30 p.m.🐷
Forms can be found under the documents tab.

Thursday, June 8, 2017