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Category Archives: Horticulture

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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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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Jefferson County Master Gardeners Celebrate 40 Years!

On October 27, horticulture agents, commissioners, CSU staff, as well as Master Gardeners and their guests gathered to celebrate the 1,121 citizens of Jefferson County who have been through the intense Master Gardener program by Colorado State University over the past 40 years.  Training to become educators, these folks have utilized different platforms to educate […]

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Boulder, CO

October 2, 2013 This insect has devastated ash trees in many midwestern and eastern states. The Colorado Department of Agriculture has posted information at this location. This pest infests only ash trees. Mountain ash are not ash trees; they belong to a different family of plants and do not develop infestations. Additional information will be […]

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