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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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Food Safety Training for Colorado Cottage Food Producers

Bring Your Food Product to Market! Food Safety Training covers specifics of the Colorado Cottage Food Act and how to safely operate a food business from a home kitchen. You will learn: • Basic food safety– including proper hygiene; preventing cross contamination and cross contact of food allergens; temperature control for safe food preparation, storage, transport […]

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