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Financial Impacts Now and Future

Initial budget recommendations must be made soon, and I believe it is important to share financial impacts with those of you who enjoy the services of CSU Extension in Jefferson County. The Jeffco Extension 2020 budget was reduced by nearly $70,000. Reductions were made across all county divisions in the general fund because of TABOR […]

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Talk with your teen about Hopefulness & Coping

Again this month, the Twelve Talks workgroup opted to promote a “talk” that is applicable to our current situation, this time on Hopefulness and Coping. Talking to teens about hope and coping might be hard when all of us are dealing with fear, anxiety, financial worries, work pressures, and so much more. Just by opening […]

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Grow and Give Victory Garden

­ Grow & Give – Colorado Master Gardener Let’s Grow Together Learn to grow food and donate extra locally. The resources at the above link are designed to help you grow your own food this year and beyond. You got this, Colorado! Colorado State University Extension & Master Gardeners are here to help every step […]

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EX-Press E-newsletter

Keeping you up-to-date with CSU Extension’s EX-Press E-newsletter containing articles on exciting activities we do plus it contains links to current topics such as COVID-19. You can sign up now to receive this e-newsletter. Here are all the previous EX-Press Newsletters: March: April: May: June: Special Edition July: August:

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CSU Extension Jefferson County program changes due to COVID-19 As we learn how to maintain community safety from the COVID-19 virus, the Jeffco Extension Office is following state and county protocols resulting in the following: Virtual meetings and classes are still highly recommended whenever possible. However, with the Jeffco variance, in-person meetings, classes and programs […]

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.