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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.


Farm & Ranch Family Stress and Depression

The last few years have been difficult for farm and ranch families. Many are experiencing emotional and financial stress as a result. There are several signs and symptoms of when a farm family is in need of help. Read more.

There are also resources available:

Radon Awareness Program

What is radon? And, what health risks are there? Larimer County Extension offers Radon Awareness Programs during the winter months to learn about health risks and how to test. If you have questions, contact Karen Crumbaker at 970-498-6003.




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 for 2019 are being accepted.

Weed & Poisonous Plant Management

Soil, Water & Plant Resources

Forestry & Wildlife Resources