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2017

Fall

  • Canning 101
  • Small Flock Poultry Processing
  • Conservation in the Kitchen
  • Fall Small Acreage Q & A
  • What is Your Role in Reducing Food Waste?

Summer

  • Ag Tour to Spain Nov 26-Dec 8, 2017
  • New Small Acreage Specialist for San Luis and Arkansas Valleys
  • Follow Us on Instagram @co_sam_team
  • Sustainable Landscaping Can Save Money and Time
  • The Tao of Mow
  • Varroa Mites
  • Market channel assessment Project
  • Organic Certification Cost share Reimbursements
  • Musings of a Novice Vermicomposter
  • Emerald Ash Borer Ap

Spring

  • Spring Cleaning Includes Reducing Fire Hazards Around Your Home
  • Grape Phylloxera in Colorado
  • Spiffy Online Solar Calculator
  • Uncovering the Mystery of Cover Crops
  • Healthy Families and Flocks
  • Big Gun Irrigation Can Increase Hay Production
  • Non-Structural Carbohydrates in Horses and the Role of Forages
  • New Resources for Colorado Small Acreages

Winter

  • Center Pivot Irrigaiton
  • Pork Production for New or Small Pig Farmers
  • What can the Past Tell us about Range Management
  • Winter Watering
  • Winter Pasture Care
  • Winter Livestock Care

2016

Fall

  • The New Colorado Water Plan and What It Means for Colorado Agriculture Producers
  • Your Energy
  • 811: Know What’s Below. Call Before You Dig
  • How do I plant grasses in my pasture or rangeland?
  • Grow Food-Grade Grain Sorghum
  • Are My Hens Still Laying?
  • Irrigation Options: Side Roll Sprinklers
  • Colorado Agribility Workshops

Summer

  • Rainwater Collection Bill
  • Lower Population of Grasshoppers Predicted
  • Colorado Wetlands App Now Available
  • Canada Thistle and Field Bindweed
  • Hiring a Weed Control Contractor
  • Landowners Can Receive Federal Assistance to Protect Forestlands
  • Soil: It’s Alive! STEM Kit and Curriculum
  • Q & A on Small Acreages
  • Help Slow the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer

Spring

  • Making Beeswax Candles
  • Backyard Chicken Harvesting
  • Is This the Year of the Voles?
  • Irrigation Options: Gated Pipe
  • The Facts About Compost Tea
  • Understanding and Using “cides”
  • Reading Pesticide Labels

Winter

  • Small Farm Equipment Safety
  • Pollinator Protection-What’s Your Role?
  • How To Identify Colorado Conifers
  • Introducing LISA: A Smarter Way to Irrigate Your Lawn
  • Plague-Riddles Prairie Dogs a Model for Infectious Disease Spread
  • USDA Expands Micro Loans to Help Farmers Purchase Land and Improve Property

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