As our nice period of false spring departs and our spring snows arrive, many yearn to be out in the garden, yard or field to start on the season of growing, green things. Why not get a jump start on the season, by snuggling down while the snow falls outside to read the latest news, tips and ideas from […]
CSU Extension in partnership with Elbert County Master Gardeners, are hosting a free tomato and irrigation seminar on Saturday, March 5, 2016 in the Agriculture Building at Elbert County Fair Ground from 1 pm – 3 pm. Elbert County Master Gardeners keynote speakers will share their tips, tricks and lessons-learned to aid you in scoring a bountiful harvest this gardening […]
Monday, March 14, 2016 Double El Conservation in partnership with Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Colorado State Forest Service will be conducting a free Windbreak Design and Tree Workshop at Simla School on March 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm. The workshop is open to anyone who is interested in learning how to successfully grow trees in our area […]
The NRCS with Burlington and Flagler Conservation District, will host a workshop to learn more about soil health test on March 8th from 10:30 – noon at the Burlington Community Building. If you can’t attend the Burlington Seminar, a brief presentation will be given at Flagler Conservation District , 319 Main Ave in Flagler from […]
Cost share funds available to Agate CD landowners The Agate Conservation Districts (CD) received a Colorado Matching Grants to provide cost share assistance to install conservation practices on rangeland. Following are rangeland health conservation practices eligible for cost share assistance: livestock water developments (wells, tanks, windmills, solar pumping systems, etc), pipelines, cross fencing, weed control, […]
Food, Fiber & More The Colorado Foundation for Agriculture (CFA) will be providing two opportunities for teachers to attend the 2016 AgriCULTURE in the Classroom (AITC) Summer Institute. YUMA – June 13-17, 2016 or DENVER – June 27- July1, 2016 Course Details: This is a five day course designed for teachers who have little or […]
Deadline for the 2016 Double El Conservation district scholarship for high school seniors is March 23rd (postmarks included). Each year, Double El Conservation selects a winner on the basis of leadership qualities, high school and community activities, financial need, academic record, character and sincerity. How to Apply: For full details and application download for submission, please […]
Elbert County Master Gardner seminar, “Bee Timely” will be held at Elbert County Fair Grounds Ag Building from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Walk-ins welcome, $5 cost, at door.