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Forest Home Fire Safety – 6.304

Print this fact sheet by F.C. Dennis * (1/12) Quick Facts… Take steps now to protect your home from a future wildfire. This can spell the difference between your property’s destruction or survival. During a wildfire, law enforcement officials may ask you to evacuate with little warning. Take precautions now to prepare for that possibility. […]

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Private Wells for Home Use – 6.700

Print this fact sheet by E. Marx, R. Waskom and D. Wolfe* (12/13) Quick Facts… Prior to drilling a ground water well in Colorado, you must have a permit from the Colorado Division of Water Resources, also known as the State Engineer’s Office. Most private domestic wells in Colorado are “exempt” from administration in the […]

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Home Sprinkler Systems: Backflow Prevention Devices – 4.714

Print this fact sheet by C.Swift and M. Higgins* (6/20) Revised by Kurt Jones** Quick Facts…. Backflow prevention devices must be installed on all sprinkler systems (including sprinklers attached to hoses) using potable (fit for drinking) water. Backflow prevention devices are designed to prevent contamination of the potable water system from pesticides, feces and other […]

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Fire – Food/Nutrition Resources

CSU Extension Fact/Tip Sheets Drinking water quality and health Food Safety Issues After a Fire Food Safety and Storage for Emergency Preparedness Food Storage for Safety & Quality If Your Freezer Stops Returning to your home kitchen after an evacuation Three-Day Emergency Supply of Shelf-Stable Food for One Person Water Storage Other Resources Consumer’s Guide […]

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Three-Day Emergency Supply of Shelf-Stable Food for One Person

Developed by the Front Range Healthy Lifestyles Issues Team Colorado State University Extension An unexpected blizzard, tornado, flood or power outage can create food-safety and supply problems. In order to be prepared for such emergencies, experts advise keeping a three-day supply of food and water on hand. What does a three-day emergency food supply look […]

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Fire Related Fact/Tip Sheets

Fact sheets broken out by topic. Consumer/Family Food & Nutrition Livestock Natural Resources Water Resources Consumer/Family Assessing Your Homesite After A Wildfire Coping with Natural Disasters Dealing With Our Anger Emergency Water Supplies and Treatment Farm and Ranch Family Stress and Depression: A Checklist and Guide for Making Referrals Financial Emergency Preparedness Managing Stress During […]

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Flood Resources

The most up-to-date flood-related resources, from CSU Extension and our partnering agencies. Colorado Flood Threat Bulletin Floods can destroy homes and cause injuries or death to people, animals and the environment. Click on the Prepare or Respond tabs to view resources by topic. Crops/Farm Managment Prepare for Flooding in Rural Areas Preparing to Evacuate Your […]

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Agent Guidelines: Sudden or Unexplained Death in a Livestock Herd

PDF Version Principal Author Ragan Adams, DVM, CSU Veterinary Extension Co-Authors Nick Streigel, DVM, Asst. State Veterinarian Todd Hagenbuch, CSU Extension David Van Metre, DVM, CSU Veterinary Extension CJ Mucklow, Director Western Region CSU Extension Bill Ekstrom, CSU Extension Contributing Authors Frank Garry, DVM, CSU Veterinary Extension Pat McCarty, CSU Extension Tony Knight, DVM retired […]

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West Nile Virus and Mosquito Management Frequently Asked Questions

Frank B. Peairs, Professor of Entomology and Extension Specialist (reviewed 3/09) Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University Questions on West Nile Virus Questions on Mosquito Biology Questions on West Nile Virus and Human Health Questions on West Nile Virus and Children Questions on West Nile Virus and Horses Questions on West […]

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Agriculture

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 Inside […]

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