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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.


2018 CSU Front Range Pest Management Workshop

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The workshop will be held at The Ranch in Loveland on Nov. 7-8, 2018. You will learn from the experts and get CO, WY, NE and KS Pesticide Applicator CECs and up to 12 hours of Verified Technician Training credits in many required categories. Learn more and register online.

Fall Pasture Management

Fall is the ideal time to evaluate your dryland pasture and identify your goals. Here are some great tips for you:

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  • Before reseeding, consider your grazing practices.
    Read more.
  • Change grazing management by changing fencing, rotating animals and resting pastures; giving the grasses and desirable vegetation the upper hand.
    Learn more.
  • Did you know Biological Pest Control can reduce production costs?
    Read about more benefits.

Building Farmers & Ranchers Program

Building Farmers & Ranchers Program

The Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program builds community and capacity in agriculture through classroom learning for beginning farmers and ranchers. Applications are accepted once a year typically in the Fall.

*Please note the program is closed for 2018. Check back next year.

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