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

Land Stewardship Program in Larimer and Monetzuma Counties Land Stewardship Program in Larimer and Monetzuma Counties
Want to learn how to properly manage your property sustainably? We will cover topics like proper pasture management, improving soil health, dealing with pesky weeds, and more. Click here to learn more
Colorado Small Acreage Services Database Tree Seedling Sale
Purchase low-cost tree seedlings for your small acreage windbreak. 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 - Winter 2016 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The winter newsletter addresses Small Farm Equipment Safety, Pollinator Protection-What’s Your Role?, How To Identify Colorado Conifers, Introducing LISA: A Smarter Way to Irrigate Your Lawn, Plague-Riddles Prairie Dogs a Model for Infectious Disease Spread, USDA Expands Micro Loans to Help Farmers Purchase Land and Improve Property 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.

2015/2016 Events Calendar

  Native Plant Master® Program
2016  
Feb 7 Whole Farm/Ranch Business Planning in Colorado
Feb 11-12 Western Slope Soil Health Conference
Feb 15-17 Grain School
Feb 16 Pricing Your Products
Feb 17 Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) Conference
Feb 18 Conference: Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture
Feb 19,20 Conference: New Mexico Organic Farming
Feb 24 From our Lands to Your Hands
Feb 26 Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Workshop
Feb 27 Greenhouses for the Homeowner and Other Season Extending Tactics
Feb 27 February Fermentations
Starting Mar Native Plant Master Courses
Mar 12 Small Fruits
Mar 12 Native Plant Landscaping Conference
Mar 15 Entry-Level Invasive Weed Management Class
Apr 5 Intermediate-Advanced Invasive Weed Management Class
Apr 6 Apple Tree Grafting Workshop
Apr 9 Vegetable Container Gardening
Apr 16 Composting for the Mountains
May 7 Vegetable Gardening for the Mountains

 

Updated Thursday February 04 2016