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Learning to Change Your Life

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Publication Number: M1959
Cover of the MSU Extension Learning to Change Your Life brochure with a business owner with her balloon decorations.

What do you want to do?

Grow your agricultural business or grow tomatoes on your patio?

Become a better parent, a better cook, or a better gardener?

Start a home-based business or get your kids off to a good start?

Build stronger relationships with your family or build up your savings account?

Keep food safe to eat or save the environment?

Change your eating habits, your exercise habits, or your spending habits?

Achieve a goal or achieve the American dream?

Make your family stronger and your community a better place to live?

What do you want to learn?

No matter how big or how small your goal, learning something new is the first step. And Extension can help. Our experts are scientists and educators who take university research and turn it into practical education you can trust—education that can change your life. You can find Extension right in your area, in your community, maybe even in your neighborhood. We live where you live—we know what life here is like, and we care about the community just as you do.

How do you want to learn?

With Extension, you can learn in many different ways. You choose what’s best for you. You may read a column in the newspaper, hear a show on the radio, attend a class or workshop, order a publication, take an online course, watch a video on the web, or just call us!

But will Extension really change my life?

Every day, real people are achieving their goals through Extension’s practical, community-based education. Extension offers learning opportunities based on community needs and what local people say they want to learn—about families, kids, agriculture, nutrition, business, gardening, community development, and more.

Call, drop by, write, email your local Extension office, or visit us online.You’ll find friendly people and

  • educational programs, classes, and workshops.
  • information on events.
  • volunteer opportunities and training.
  • 4-H programs for kids and adults.
  • publications, videos, online courses, and other learning resources.
  • ways you can get involved in your community.

M1959 (05-23)

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