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Category Archives: Horticulture

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We are hiring a Master Gardener Coordinator

CSU Extension is looking for a part time employee to manage the Jefferson County Master Gardener program. See a complete position announcement here.     

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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 travelled 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 travelled 437 miles by rail in […]

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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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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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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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