Small Acreage Management

Understanding Your Land Understanding Your Land
Your source for information and educational materials for sustainably managing your land. To improve your land stewardship, it is essential to understand the resources on your land (Soil, water, animals, plants, and air) and develop a custom management plan based on your property goals. Learn more

Hot Topics & News

Rainwater Collection Rainwater Collection
Colorado residents can now legally collect up to 110 gallons of rain for outdoor use. Learn more
Colorado Small Acreage Services Database Colorado Small Acreage Services Database
Have some work to do on your property and looking for some resources to help you get it done? Find local resources, contractors, and suppliers in your area. Learn more
Current Newsletter - Srping 2016 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The fall newsletter addresses The New Colorado Water Plan and What It Means for Colorado Agriculture Producers Your Energy, 811: Know What’s Below. Call Before You Dig, How do I plant grasses in my pasture or rangeland?, Grow Food-Grade Grain Sorghum, Are My Hens Still Laying?, Irrigation Options: Side Roll Sprinklers, and Colorado Agribility Workshops. Learn more.
Healthy Living with Goats Healthy Living with Goats
An overview of health issues for the backyard farmer. More info.
Small Acreage Irrigation Guide Small Acreage Irrigation Guide
Water rights, uses, irrigation management, and overview of irrigation systems and pumps. Download guide.
Small Acreage Success Story Small Acreage Success Story
Landowner shares his experience with pasture management. Watch now.
Colorado Forage Guide Colorado Forage Guide
Read about common Colorado forages; their uses, management, and seeding. Download guide.

2016 Events Calendar

  Native Plant Master® Program
2017
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Urban Farm Production Course
Jan 12 Avian genetics: Introduction to poultry breeding
Jan 18 AgrAbility Workshop - Delta
Jan 20 and 21 Farm and Food Forum
Jan 21 Whole Farm/Ranch Land Management Course
Jan 27 Agritourism Workshop
Jan 28 Seedling Tree Planting Workshop
Feb 2 Mobile Pyrolosis Demonstration - Whitewater, CO
Feb 4 Garfield County Ag Expo
Feb 8 AgrAbility Workshop - Aurora
Feb 11 Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference
Feb 14 AgrAbility Workshop - Yuma
Feb 15 AgrAbility Workshop - Sterling
Mar 1 Seedling Tree Planting Workshop
Mar 1 Seedling Tree Planting Workshop
Mar 8 Chickens in Your Mountain Yard
Mar 9 The Soil Revolution: It’s More Than Just Dirt!

 

Updated Thursday January 12 2017