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Agriculture

Overview

Agriculture is big business in Colorado, contributing $40 billion annually to the state’s economy.  Whether you are farming on a small acreage, in urban spaces or are involved in large-scale production agriculture, Extension resources provide research-based information for producers located from the plains to the mountains. Topics include:  Crops, Farm Management, and Livestock.

Newsletters

Publications

CSU Extension has many publications to help the small acreage owner, urban agriculture, producer and others interested in Agriculture in Colorado. Topics in this section include:

Crops

Diseases

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

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Irrigation

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Crops

Production

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Soil

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Farm Management

Economics

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Equipment

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Safety

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Livestock

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Cattlemen's Library

Health

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Judging

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Management

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Hot Topics

News

Hot Topics

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Crop Water Use and Growth Stages
Water stress during critical growth periods reduces yield and quality of crops. Learn more
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Pesticide and Fertilizer Storage and Handling – Best Management Practices
Storage and handling of pesticides and fertilizers in their concentrated forms pose the highest potential risk to ground or surface water from agricultural chemicals. Learn more
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Plant Analysis
The Colorado State University Soil, Water and Plant Testing Laboratory provides a plant analysis service. Learn more
Colorado Forage Guide
Nitrogen and Irrigation Management
Good nitrogen and irrigation management practices increase yields while reducing fertilizer and irrigation costs. Learn more

Programs

Agricultural Feature Programs

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Building Farmers in the West
Builds farmer capacity & community. For beginning farmers and ranchers. Learn more
Food Systems
Food Systems
Global impact through local engagement in food systems led research, outreach and instruction. Learn more
Small Acreage Management
Small Acreage Management
Whether new to farming or an old pro, understanding your land and resources is crucial. Visit now
Urban Agriculture
Urban Agriculture
Resources for the urban farmer. Learn more
Veterinarian Extension
Veterinary Extension
Livestock health information and veterinary expertise. Learn more

Websites

CSU-affiliated sites

External sites