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Coronavirus Resources

Colorado State University Extension – Tri River Area is dedicated to providing factual, science-based information on the current novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our offices in Mesa, Delta and Montrose/Ouray county are currently closed following local, state and federal guidelines to help slow the spread and ensure the safety of the general public and our staff. […]

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Spring is upon Us, Things to do in the Garden

Spring is upon Us, Things to do in the Garden By Susan Carter With many of us home this spring, what a wonderful time to take a break, get out, and work in the garden.  Clean up the garden areas, prune back hardy perennials and summer blooming shrubs.  But, hold off on roses till April […]

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Soil Testing

Spring is a great time to perform a soil test. Soil tests can help determine how to effectively meet plant nutrition demands and understand any limitations. Some important elements to remember are the more taking random samples that are representative of the area managed and repeating the number of subsamples in a given area. These […]

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COVID-19 Impact

The Mesa, Delta and Montrose/Ouray offices are currently closed due to precautionary measures related to COVID-19 (coronavirus). In-person Extension programming has been cancelled statewide through at least May 17th. We are still available to you, primarily by phone and email. See the Contact Us page to reach out to an Agent or click the link below for more information. Thank you.