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Category Archives: Horticulture

Building Farmers Course Applications Open

The Principles of Business Planning and Management program is a series of evening classes designed to help New Farmers and Ranchers explore farming as a business and provide Intermediate and Experienced Farmers and Ranchers with tools and ideas to refine and enhance their business management, production, and marketing skills.  Applications will be accepted until December […]

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Holiday Plant Care – After the Holidays

CSU Extension is offering a class on caring for holiday plants after the holidays.  The class is open to the public and is designed to tell attendees how to keep holiday plants healthy and happy all year and how to get them to bloom again next holiday season.  Class will be held at the Jefferson […]

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Want to learn more about plants?

Applications are being accepted for Colorado Gardener Certificate training until December 8.  The classes will begin in January 2018.  Click here to download the application packet. To learn more about the program, visit the Master Gardener webpage.

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CSU Extension: Active in Jeffco for 100 years

The Jefferson County Agricultural Agent, K. A McCaskill, reported for the year November 15, 1919 to November 30, 1920 that “The county agent drove or traveled during the year 8780 miles (in a Ford) on 530 gallons of gas, or an average of 16.6 miles per gallon…The county agent traveled 437 miles by rail in […]

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Jefferson County Master Gardeners Celebrate 40 Years!

On October 27, horticulture agents, commissioners, CSU staff, as well as Master Gardeners and their guests gathered to celebrate the 1,121 citizens of Jefferson County who have been through the intense Master Gardener program by Colorado State University over the past 40 years.  Training to become educators, these folks have utilized different platforms to educate […]

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