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.
2018 Larimer County Building Farmers and Ranchers Program – Now Accepting Applications
The Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program builds community and capacity in agriculture through classroom learning for beginning farmers and ranchers.
Applications are due Sept. 4, 2018. The program fills quickly, so apply today!
Summer Small Acreage Educational Series
Join CSU Extension and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to tour locations along the Front Range to learn about grazing strategies, weed identification and control, irrigation practices and water rights, native plants, and grass identification and reseeding. Read more.
- What is a Noxious Weed and why should you care? Find out.
- Myrtle spurge – It must be eliminated in Colorado – Learn how to help rid of it.
- Cheatgrass – Greens up in Spring – Get rid of it before it becomes a fire hazard in Summer.
- Common mullein – Tall with rosettes & woolly leaves – Getting rid of the roots is key.
- Flixweed – From the mustard family and pretty, but it is a weed. Learn more.
Native Plant Master Program
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!