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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.

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For many small acreage landowners, the reason for purchasing acreage is to own a horse. Owning and caring for horses is an expensive and time-consuming hobby that requires careful planing. In the front range region, it takes somewhere between 25 and 40 acres to support a horse with no supplemental feed. Be prepared to purchase hay. A responsible horse owner will also have a relationship in place with an equine veterinarian before the need arises.

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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.