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The Extension office provides assistance and programs for the community without discrimination in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family & Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

Sustainable Agriculture   arrow

There are many definitions of sustainable agriculture and most will discuss aspects of economic, environmental and social sustainability. This page provides product related resources for Ag producers.


Water is a precious commodity in semi-arid Colorado. With continued urban growth and the always looming threat of drought, protecting water supplies and improving irrigation efficiency is critical to meeting all the water needs in the state. For most small acreage landowners, irrigation water is only an expensive dream. Water is a valuable resource to be used efficiently. For more information, see the Irrigation page on this website.

Field Crops

alfalfa, corn, sugar beets, wheat, sunflowers and barley

Vegetables & Specialty Crops


Energy, Equipment, Safety, Policy & Research

Soil & Fertility

Advocacy & Funding

Post-Harvest Handling

Organic Production

Pest Management

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPS)

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.