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Backyard poultry production: What you need to know

  Keeping chickens and other poultry has grown in popularity in Colorado, and not just in rural areas. But there is a lot you need to know to keep yourself,…

Conserving water inside your home

What great rains we’ve been receiving this past week. The moisture is so needed and the landscape seems to be greening up overnight. But even though the river is running…

Conserving water in your landscape

 Prior to last week’s moisture, the snowpack for our area was just over 40 percent. Here in Colorado, where we rely on snowpack to renew our moisture supply, low snowpack…

Protect yourself from identity theft

Identity theft is becoming more and more common in these times of Internet purchasing, sharing on social media sites and electronic communication. You can protect your personal information with these…

Colorado water: ‘Rain Barrel Bill’ passes state house

Last week’s Extension article was the first in a series of articles on water and highlighted the history of Colorado water law based on the Doctrine of Prior Appropriations. This…

Water: We can’t live without it

Hardly a day goes by without some mention of water. How dry it’s been, how windy it is, fear for the upcoming fire season. As we are experiencing a very…

A slice of health: A healthier way to make pizza

It might be spring break now and family life is calmer this week, but as the end of the school year draws near, family schedules amp up to high levels.…

The delicious, nutritious potato

On Friday, April 3, the Extension office will close at noon for the Easter holiday. The magnificent potato Ahhh, the potato — a wonderfully delicious and nutritious vegetable that grows…

Successful gardens start with good soil

Now that spring has officially begun, many of the gardeners among us are anxious to get digging. If you have had problems with your gardens in previous years or are…

Preventing woodpecker damage this spring

One of the most common calls that I receive at the Extension office during the spring months is how to keep woodpeckers from damaging homes and structures. Woodpeckers cause property…

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