Officials in Clare County are celebrating a centennial this year.
100 years of the Cooperative Extension.That’s the program that offers information on agricultural issues and homemaking skills, think: canning and gardening.
Abraham Lincoln said knowledge and education should be available to all Americans without having to go to an ivy league school. Lincoln started land grant universities to provide that access.
In the early 1900’s Michigan State University, a land grant university, became a Cooperative Expansion member.