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

grazing guide Dryland Pasture Condition Assessment & Guidelines for Colorado Small Acreages
This guide will help pasture managers assess pasture condition and offer suggestions for improvements. Learn more
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 - Winter 2017 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The winter newsletter addresses Center Pivot Irrigation, Pork Production for New or Small Pig, What Can the Past Tell Us About Range Management?, Winter Watering, Winter Pasture Care, Winter Livestock Care. 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.

2017 Events Calendar

  Native Plant Master® Program
Multiple locations and dates across Colorado Colorado Blueprint of Food and Agriculture Town Hall
Register soon!
Space is limited!
Urban Farm Production Course
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!
Mar 16 Natives for the Landscape Webinar
Mar 18 Small Acreage Workshop
Mar 25 Pesticide Applicator Workshop
Apr 4 NSC In Horses and the Role of Forages - Webinar


Updated Monday February 20 2017