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Water

The quality and quantity of water available concerns citizens throughout the West. Whether you are concerned about how and when to water your home garden and landscape, or a large commercial enterprise making water use decisions, you’ll find Extension resources to help answer questions. Topic areas include Home & Garden and Irrigation. Resources Water Quality […]

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Vaccination Program for Chickens in Colorado – 2.501

Print this fact sheet by Howard Enos, Douglas Kuney, Carey Quarles, Charles Whiteman and William Brown* (12/19) Quick Facts… Before vaccinating poultry, the disease and flock vaccination history should be known. Only flocks in good health should be vaccinated. Vaccines are living, disease-causing organisms, and they should be treated with respect. Outdated vaccines should never […]

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Family Matters Newsletter – June 2019

PDF Version What’s up with Water? By: Laura Krause, Family & Consumer Science Agent, Pueblo County Your body cannot work properly without water. In fact, 50-70% of the weight of your body comes from water. You have more water in your body than any other substance. What does all that water do for your body? […]

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Extension Update – August 17, 2018

On behalf of JoAnn Powell: 2018 Commissioners Satisfaction Survey Spanish Language and Culture Immersion Course in Todos Santos USDA Funding for Rural Water Systems Ram Tour 2018 – Welcome to Hidden Mesa Research & Demonstration Orchard, Douglas County County Fairs in the Front Range Region Searches 2018 Commissioners Satisfaction Survey The survey will go live […]

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Emergency Preparedness Starts at Home

By: Tracy Trumper, Family and Consumer Extension Agent Colorado State University Extension, Phillips County The best way for every individual to help during an emergency situation in a community is first prepare themselves.  With the arrival of tornado, wild fire and flood season, it is time to plan ahead so property and precious lives can […]

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Selecting an Analytical Laboratory – 0.520

Print this fact sheet by R.M. Waskom, T. Bauder, J.G. Davis and J.R. Self * (11/13) Quick Facts… Yearly sampling of each crop field is recommended to make accurate nutrient management recommendations. Lawn and garden management also can be improved by soil sampling. About a dozen soil cores are adequate for a typical urban lawn […]

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Urinary Calculi in Wether Lambs/Kids – 1.629

Print this fact sheet by S. LeValley and B. Kirch 1 (8/2010) Quick Facts… The formation of calculi (stones or crystals) in the urinary tract of sheep and goats and is considered a metabolic disease. The mineral composition of drinking water in conjunction with mineral imbalances in the diet tends to contribute more to the […]

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Nutrition and Oral Health – 9.321

Print this fact sheet by J. Clifford, L. Bellows and R. Moore** (8/17) Quick Facts… Regular check-ups and cleanings (twice a year) with a dentist are important steps in maintaining good oral health. Brush and floss teeth at least once a day–after each meal or snack is best. In communities with low fluoride levels in […]

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Preventing E. coli From Garden to Plate – 9.369

Print this fact sheet by J.G. Davis and P. Kendall* (7/12) Quick Facts… The bacterium E. coli O157:H7 is of particular concern because of its hardiness and the severe consequences of infection. Irrigate your garden with potable water. Never apply uncomposted manure to growing food crops. Compost manure properly to kill most E. coli O157:H7. […]

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Lead-Based Paint in Homes – 9.538

Print this fact sheet by K.R. Tremblay Jr.* (6/12) Quick Facts… Exposure to lead-based paint can be harmful to children and adults. Three-quarters of the homes built before 1978 contain some lead-based paint. Test your home and family for lead if you think a potential hazard exists. Temporary measures to reduce lead exposure range from […]

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