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Category Archives: 4-H Youth Development

Wildfire Preparedness for Livestock Owners

Preparing and planning for a disaster, such as a wildfire, is one of the best ways to minimize stress and reduce the number of snap decisions that you need to make during the critical event. Colorado is currently experiencing several wildfires throughout the state, and extreme drought conditions are indicating that fire danger is not […]

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HAPPY NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK from all of us at the Garfield County Extension Office!

June 18th to 24th is National Pollinator Week! This week is all about appreciating the incredible animals that pollinate our native plants, our crops, and our favorite ornamental flowers! This week is also an important way to raise awareness about Pollinator Conservation, and learn more about the ways that we all can contribute to pollinators […]

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Backyard flock owners: Beware of virulent Newcastle disease

By Ragan Adams, DVM, coordinator, Veterinary Extension Specialist Group at Colorado State University It’s not the avian flu, but a condition known as virulent Newcastle disease is back in the United States. The disease, which affects wild birds and domestic poultry, has not been found in commercial poultry in the U.S. since 2003. But it […]

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CSU Extension Open House

Garfield County Extension would like to invite the public to join us for an open house to welcome Abi Saeed, Agriculture/Horticulture & Natural Resource Agent. When:  Friday, May 18th from 4 pm to 6 pm Where:  CSU Extension Office, 1001 Railroad Avenue, Rifle CO 81650 Stay and enjoy the Garfield County 4-H Shamrock Shindig in […]

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