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100 Years of Helping Jeffco Residents

1914: Extension Services Begin Nationwide Cooperative Extension began nationwide in 1914 when Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act. This Act established state Extension services as a third program branch – along with teaching and research – of the nation’s land grant universities, one of which is Colorado State University. 1917: CSU Extension Jeffco Opens Colorado State […]

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From Our Lands to Your Hands Jeffco – introduces 4th graders to farming

The mission of From Our Lands To Your Hands is to open the eyes of local fourth grade students to the importance of agriculture and natural resource conservation in their daily lives. “From Our Lands to Your Hands – Jefferson County” was held at the Jeffco Fairgrounds in early November. Over 400 students participated in the […]

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