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.

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Regional Upcoming Programs

The Tri River Area belongs to Colorado State University’s Western Region of Extension.  As a region, we partner with many different Extension Agent’s and outside organizations to promote quality programming and educational opportunities.  Although the below Programs/Classes may not be directly facilitated by one of our area agents, we know that these programs can benefit our communities in tremendous ways!

Please feel free to contact the facilitators listed with each event to discuss registration and comments in regards to these exciting, upcoming events

2020 Ag Outlook and Strategy Forum

Hosted by the CSU Agricultural & Business Management Economists Brent Young and Jenny Beiermann, this forum will cover:

• Market outlook and common commodities in the area

• Breakeven Analysis

• Using Commodity Insurance as a part of a Comprehensive Marketing Plan

• Using Futures & Options to Manage Risk

The program will be held on:

• January 22nd in Burlington, CO

• February 11th in Cortez, CO

• March 10th in Delta, CO

• March 12th in Steamboat Springs, CO

Please see the below flyer for more information. Preregistration is required 5 days before your program date. $15 registration fee required; to register follow this link:

For more information contact Brent Young at 970-522-7207

Financial Management Strategies

This workshop will be held in various locations from January-March 2020 and is presented by: Jenny Beiermann, Dr. R. Brent Young and Dr. Norm Dalsted. Topics covered will include:

• Risk Management

• Business Planning

• Enterprise Budgeting

• Record Keeping

• Interpretation of Financial Strategies

• Farm Financial Strategies

Please see the below flyer for more information and program dates and locations. Preregistration is required 5 days before your program date. $15 registration fee required; to register follow this link:

For more information, contact Jenny Beiermann at 970-241-3346

Past Programs and Workshops

AgrAbility 2020 Workshops

Contact Candy Leathers at 720-539-4435 or email at for more information.

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.