Extension Viewpoints

A look at local land stewardship agencies

If you have ever visited the Weed and Pest Department, San Juan Conservation District or the Colorado State University (CSU) Extension Office with questions on land management, stewardship, state or …

10 ag-themed books for your Easter basket

The Easter Bunny will soon be visiting boys and girls coast-to-coast with goodies, games and more.   What better way to celebrate spring than a book filled with farm animals, tractors and …

Water 101 with Colorado Water Center Director John Tracy

Ahead of World Water Day on March 22, John Tracy, director of the Colorado Water Center at Colorado State University, previously shared answers to common water questions — and his main concern …

Colorado Proud Recipe of the Month: carrot cake

Colorado Proud is a program of the Colorado Department of Agriculture that promotes food and agricultural products grown, raised or made in Colorado.   The program’s more than 3,000 …

CSU Extension welcomes fair manager

Tonya Steadmon is joining the staff at the Colorado State University (CSU) Extension office as the county fair coordinator and support staff.   Steadmon is no stranger to this position as …

Women farmers quantitatively linked to better community well-being

Penn State and University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers found that counties with more women farmers also have longer life expectancies and lower poverty rates. Having more women in …

The Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program builds community and capacity in agriculture for beginning farmers and ranchers around the state.   From Jan. 23 to March 12, course …

How to prepare and serve charcuterie

A cutting board topped with jams, sliced cheese, nuts, raspberries, grapes and rolled meat slices — if you paused for a moment trying to determine the best pronunciation for …

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