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Extension Viewpoints: Winter weather and illness prevention

By Robin Young and Nicole Clark SUN Columnist Ever noticed how the onset of winter weather tends to increase the frequency of illness? While weather does play a role, it…

Bird migration timing skewed by climate

Life cycles for birds, insects and trees are shifting in this current era of a rapidly changing climate. How migration patterns, in particular, are changing and whether birds can track…

Growing bulbs indoors for winter color

By Sherie Caffey and Robin Young SUN Columnist Bulbs are so beautiful and give such a pop of color in the spring. Did you buy bulbs this fall that you…

All about avocados

Avocados have an ancient, curious history. Native to the tropics of Central America, legend has it that a Mayan princess ate the first avocado and that it held mystical and…

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions

Every New Year’s Eve, millions of Americans resolve to make their life better. Whether that includes getting healthier, becoming wealthier or striving for a work-life balance, these resolutions often don’t…

Winter watering for dry landscapes

Woody plants with shallow root systems require supplemental watering during extended dry fall and winter periods. These include European white and paper birches; Norway, silver, red, Rocky Mountain and hybrid…

Simple winter energy saving strategies

During the winter season, energy conservation is crucial since heating accounts for the greatest use of energy in Colorado homes. Before the cold weather sets in you should perform a…

Simple winter energy saving tips

During the winter season, energy conservation is crucial since heating accounts for the greatest use of energy in Colorado homes. Before the cold weather sets in you should perform a…

CSU Extension announces producer programs available in 2020

The Colorado State University Extension Agriculture and Business Management (ABM) Team will present two programs in 2019 and 2020 that are designed to assist farmers and ranchers in managing these…

Holiday dinner planning checklist

Planning for your holiday dinner can alleviate stress and ensure you have everything you need to serve a wonderful holiday meal. Here is a checklist to help you plan, and…

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