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Category Archives: Jeffco Extension

Join Our Christmas Crusade for Children

As part of CSU Extension Jefferson County’s 100 year celebration, we are partnering with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department to sponsor children through their Christmas Crusade for Children Program.  Please contact Lisa Vernon at 303-271-6620 or sign up to sponsor a child.  Gifts must be unwrapped and delivered to the CSU Extension Office by December […]

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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 January […]

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New Jeffco Family Leadership Training Institute

Is there something you want to change in your neighborhood or school? Do you need some help to get started making your community a healthier place to live, work or play? The new Jeffco Family Leadership Training Institute is a good place to start!   The Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) is a leadership program […]

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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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Your Extension Office in the 1930’s

Louis G. Davis was the Jefferson County Extension Agent in the 1930’s. In 1934, there were Home Demonstration clubs, with the goal of organizing five. There were eight active Agriculture 4-H Clubs, and a Farm and Home Council. The agent was involved in four associations for Wheat Production, Corn-Hog Production, Sugar Beets, and Cattle and […]

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