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Category Archives: Jeffco Extension

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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 now being accepted for Colorado Master Gardener (CMG) and Colorado Gardener Certificate training (deadline October 27) as well as Native Plant Master (NPM) Trainer (deadline October 6). CMG and Colorado Gardener Certificate training begins January 2018. Training for NPM trainers will take place in November 2017. Become a Native Plant Master Become a […]

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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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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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