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Category Archives: Food and Health

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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Preserve at Home Online Class

Preserve@Home provides research-based food preservation education across geographical barriers. Colorado Participants learn how to produce high quality preserved foods and the science behind current food preservation techniques and food safety. Individuals with little or no previous food preservation experience, Colorado Cottage Food operators, and anyone with an interest in food preservation and food safety can […]

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