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agriculture resources, Larimer County Agriculture & Natural Resources

Getting help in the agriculture and natural resources department just got easier. Whether you need help identifying weeds or want to learn more about small acreage management, we are here to help. Contact Karen Crumbaker directly at 970-498-6003.


Fourth EIA-Positive Horse Identified
in Colorado & One Hold is in Larimer County

The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s, State Veterinarian’s Office, has been notified that a fourth Colorado horse has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA).  The horse was tested for routine movement purposes in Fremont County, where it is currently under a quarantine order.  Read more about this and other agriculture news.

Severe Cold Weather Rangeland and Livestock Considerations

larimer county extension agriculture
Past blizzards in Colorado and other states have resulted in major cattle loss among other important necessities like fencing and buildings. It’s rumored that we could have a severe winter, so consider getting ahead of it. Read more.

2019 Radon Awareness Program Announced –
January is National Radon Awareness Month

What is radon? And, what health risks are there? Attend one of the many free Radon Awareness Programs to learn about health risks and how to test. Read more.




Building Farmers & Ranchers Program

Building Farmers & Ranchers Program

The Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program builds community and capacity in agriculture through classroom learning. The program is designed to help new farmers and ranchers explore agriculture as a business, how to manage risks and how to succeed in diverse markets. Applications are accepted once a year typically in the Fall. Contact Karen Crumbaker at 970-498-6003 for additional information.

*Please note the program is closed for 2018.

Native Plant Master Program


Get to know the plants in Colorado through our Native Plant Master Program. Native plants support natural resource conservation. The educational and volunteer program raises awareness about native plants, sustainable landscapes and management of weeds that threaten native ecosystems.  Anyone 16 and older is eligible to apply to this program and special classes. Learn more.

Applications are no longer being accepted for 2018. Check back next year. Thank you!

Weed & Poisonous Plant Management

Soil, Water & Plant Resources

Forestry & Wildlife Resources