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Tri River Area CSU Extension - To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.

The Tri River Area (TRA) is comprised of four counties (Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray) and three major rivers (Uncompahgre, Gunnison, and Colorado). There are approximately 160,000 irrigated acres in the TRA. The majority of the population resides in the four main cities of Grand Junction, Delta, Montrose and Ouray.

Pasture Management

Join us at the Delta County Fairgrounds August 6-13 for a self guided tour of our pasture management demonstration. The tour offers a hands on view of 17 species of irrigated grasses and another 17 species of dryland grasses suited for the local area climate and soils. For more information click on the link below for Small Acreage Program Area and then go to the programs tab.

Small Acreage 

Revised Cottage Foods Act

Governor Hickenlooper signed the newest version of the Cottage Foods Act at the beginning of May. This is the fifth major change to this act. As we find out more information it will be released on our Family and Consumer Science page.

Family and Consumer Science Hot Topics 

CSU Extension Videos

Click below to find out about hot topics that CSU Extension covers on our YouTube channel. These are short, informative videos on all of the most recent topics!

CSU Extension YouTube