Join the Colorado Section of the Society for Range Management (CSSRM) at Wine County Inn (Palisade) from November 6-8 for the workshop: “Rangelands From A to Z: AgrAbility to Zeedyk” Natural resource professionals, agricultural producers, ranchers and members of the public are all invited to attend. This annual workshop offers information, strategies, and new technologies for those working in agriculture, natural resources, and rangeland management. Topics include, strategies for addressing invasive species, wetland restoration, climate change effects on pollinators, conservation easements, and wild horse management. We will also feature information on the Colorado AgrAbility Project, which informs, educates, and assist farmers, ranchers, farm workers, and their families with disabilities, so they can continue to have successful careers in agriculture. Registration is $25 for students, $60 for CSSRM members & nonmembers prior to October 21. After October 21 registration is $70 for members/nonmembers. The student rate will not change. For vendors or sponsors interested, the registration fee is $100 which includes a booth, registration for one employee and acknowledgement on the agenda. Additional employees can register for $25. See the CSSRM website for more information and the agenda, www.cssrm.org or call Clare Hydock at 970-852-9791 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Course from Nov 1st thru 3rd This 3-day course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. There’s plenty of time for questions, sharing, reacting and connecting with your presenters and fellow participants. It’s a relaxed, fun and dynamic way to learn, grow and meet other farm/ranch women.
Now accepting applications for the 2019 CSU TRA Master Gardener / CO. Certified Gardener classes. Classes will be on Thursdays, 9 am-4 pm starting January 17th within the Mesa County Fairgrounds. Each week is a different topic taught be a CSU Extension expert. Visit: http://tra.extension.colostate.edu/program-areas/gardening-hort/master-gardener-program/ for your application *Topics include: Botany-How plants grow, Soils and Amendments, Entomology, Small and Large Fruits, Vegetables, Irrigation and Xeriscaping, Herbaceous and Native Plants, Woody Plants, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Pathology, and Turf Management.
***We have a CoCoRaHS rain gauges to give to a school in every county to support real-world science that will engage your students! By incorporating CoCoRaHS program into your classroom, you will make significant progress in meeting the newly adopted science standards! Click on the following link for more information and to apply:
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This is a great website that helps reduce the impact of disasters through education. It offers recovery resources, webinars, courses and exercises provided by the USDA NIFA, and Cooperative Extensions throughout the U.S. Take a look at Colorado's state information!Family and Consumer Science Resources
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