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

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Colorado Energy Master Program Colorado Energy Master Program
Classes covering our current energy system, energy policy, transportation alternatives, home efficiency, and much more! 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 2015 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The Winter newsletter addresses soils, native hedges, marketing opportunities for local producers, growing vegetables, winter water for livestock & horses, food labels, western whorled milkweed poisoning in livestock and the cold snap lingering effects. 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 Events Calendar

2015 Native Plant Master® Program
Feb 27 Farmers Market, Local food Promotion and USDA grant Writing Workshops
Feb 27 Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training
Mar 4 Noxious Weed Meeting
Mar 5 Exploring Herbicides used to Manage Invasive Weeds
Mar 5 Tree Workshop
Mar 6 Water Law in a Nutshell
Mar 10 Old and Unused Pesticide/Herbicide Pickup Program - Phillips County
Mar 11 Old and Unused Pesticide/Herbicide Pickup Program - Sedgwick County
Mar 12 Old and Unused Pesticide/Herbicide Pickup Program - Yuma County
Mar 12 Old and Unused Pesticide/Herbicide Pickup Program - Washington County
Mar 13 Old and Unused Pesticide/Herbicide Pickup Program - Kit Carson County
Mar 14 Farmers Market, Local food Promotion and USDA grant Writing Workshops
Mar 16 Farmers Market, Local food Promotion and USDA grant Writing Workshops
Mar 17 Cottage Food Safety Training
Mar 18 Pesticide Applicator Workshop
Mar 20 Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
Mar 21 Backyard Conservation Workshop
Mar 21 Boulder County Small Acreage Volunteers
Mar 21 Introduction to Vegetable Gardening
Mar 26 Introduction to Invasive Weed Management
Mar 28 Noxious Weed Symposium
Mar 31 Apple Tree Grafting Class and Hands-On Workshop
Apr 1 Apple Tree Grafting Class and Hands-On Workshop
Apr 2 Apple Tree Grafting Class and Hands-On Workshop
Apr 2 Small Fruits
Apr 18 Container Vegetable Gardening
June 6 Urban Farm Tour and Workshop

 

Updated Friday February 27 2015