Reed and Erin Petersek joined the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) along with hundreds of farmers and ranchers. Through their participation, the milestone of 7 million acres are now being cared for by those who give extra care to the acres they oversee. USDA NRCS thanks each and every one of our participants.
Colorado State University Extension shows how to build and install your own rain barrel for maximum stability and ease of use.
The following CSU Extension video of Small Acreage Management Webinar discusses poisonous plants in Colorado. Presented by Dr. Tony Knight, CSU Clinical Science Professor.
Introduction Maintaining healthy dryland small acreage pastures can be challenging in Colorado, but it is a realistic goal. This guide will help pasture managers assess pasture condition and offer suggestions for improvements. Key strategies, such as determining carrying capacity, implementing rotational grazing, using indicator grasses to monitor when to start and stop grazing and keeping […]
The Colorado Small Acreage Team invites you to join us for this free webinar! Residential Rainwater Harvesting in Colorado – Webinar April 26, 2017 at Noon, MT In this webinar we will be discussing the history of Colorado water rights and why the state is just now allowing residents to harvest rain water. We’ll also […]
April 25-26, 2017 The 2017 Colorado Envirothon will be held at the Douglas County Events Center in Castle Rock, Colorado. Entry deadline is April 4, 2017. Annual Team Criteria & Topics The competition is for students in grades 9-12. Teams can be created from organizations (i.e. 4-H club, FFA club or any other sanctioned local, regional, […]
Applications from juniors and seniors in college are being accepted for the Colorado Corn Growers Association (CCGA) public policy internship, which will take place in Denver during the 2017 Colorado Legislative Session this spring. The public policy intern will work closely with the CCGA lobbyist, and see up-close the work that goes into policies important […]
*The Following Media Release Provided by Colorado Corn* Earlier this year, the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) contributed $31,580 to this research project, in a collaborative effort to compile comprehensive information regarding bacterial, fungal and viral pathogens of corn, including foliar, ear, stalk and root pathogens. This information will help direct future corn pathological studies […]
Summer in full swing across our district and everywhere, green and gold shimmer, as the year of pastures full of clover marches on and lush wheat fields daily move towards the amber waves of grain lauded in America the Beautiful. CSU Small Acreage Summer Newsletter arrives full of timely information for the conservation minded landowner, […]
*The following news release provided by Sharon Pattee of the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts. Woodland Park High School’s AP Environmental Science team took first place honors at the 2016 Colorado Envirothon Competition held on April 26 and 27, in Castle Rock! This year’s event took place at the Douglas County Events Center, with a new record […]