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Darrin Parmenter

Extension Western Regional Director
Work 3170 B 1/2 Road Grand Junction CO 81503 Website:


Responsible for the implementation of programming and helping to evaluate and report on the impacts of the Horticulture program through maintaining and growing the county Colorado Master Gardener Volunteer Program. As well as helping to implement programming and evaluate and report on the impacts of the Small Farms/Agricultural county program, Commercial horticulture, Community gardening, Fruit crops, Greenhouse crops, Home horticulture, Master Gardener program, Potatoes, Vegetable crops, Urban forestry, Small acreage management, Alternative crops, Manure management, Organic production, Soil management (soil compaction, soil tillage), Sustainable agriculture, Weed management, Horticulture, small-scale agriculture questions, Vegetables, fruit trees, small fruits, trees/perennials/shrubs, food recovery, food access, food insecurity issues, Food systems, local food/agriculture, Vegetables, Small Fruits, Tree Fruits, Waterwise Landscaping, Irrigation management, Container gardening, Weeds, Soils, Pests, diseases

Categories: Western Region