Upcoming Small Acreage Events

Native Plant Master® Program

2015 Classes

Make this the year to learn more about Colorado’s beautiful wildflowers, trees and shrubs. Take an exciting new class taught by CSU faculty and other experts or an award-winning Native Plant Master course where you learn about plants in their natural habitats.

For Native Plant Master offerings in locations across Colorado, click here

For classes offered in the Denver, Gilpin, and Jefferson Counties, see http://npm.eventbrite.com

Those completing three NPM curriculum courses are awarded a Colorado Flora Certificate with no volunteer requirement. For those interested in educating others by becoming a certified Native Plant Master volunteer, click here .

Boulder County Native Plant Classes

Lots of great upcoming classes on native plants. Click here for more info

Native Plant Master Courses

An abundance of classes this year offered in various locations, check them all out and register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/csu-extension-native-plant-master-program-metro-to-mountain-group-1715901818.

Cover Crop Tour

Nov 4
12:30 p.m.
Uncomphagre Valley Water Users Association
601 N Park Ave
Montrose, CO

Join us at the upcoming fourth annual Cover Crops tour to meet at the Uncomphagre Valley Water Users Association in Montrose, CO on Nov 4th, 2016.

The tour will begin at 12:30 leaving from the UVWUA’s headquarters. There will be at least 4 stops, including several different methods on planting cover crop mixes, along with showcasing different seed mixes. Some of the landowners / farmers will be present to talk about the process and why they’re continuing to use cover crops on their fields.

Be sure to call ahead to reserve your spot on the bus, as we will also be talking while we drive by some locations.

Click here for the flyer, if you have any questions, please call the Shavano Conservation District 970-249-8407 x 115.

Today's Poultry Operations Seminar

Nov 5
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Check in 8:30a - 9:00a)
4-H Building
Island Grove Regional Park
Greeley, CO

Weld County Extension and Weld County Livestock Association is presenting a Poultry Seminar– Today’s Poultry Operations. The topics include Avian Flu, Other Diseases and Biosecurity, Avian Surveillance Program, Quality Assurance/Bird Management, Meat Chickens & Turkeys, Water Fowl, Game Birds and Niche Marketing/Veterinary Feed Directives for Poultry. It will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016 in the 4-H Building, Island Grove Regional Park, Greeley, CO, from 9:00a – 4:00p (Check-in 8:30a-9:00a). Go to www.weldextension.com , click on Livestock Seminar/ Poultry Seminar/Poultry Seminar Registration form, or call 970-304-6535 for more information. Registration is required and due by Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

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Updated Thursday, October 20, 2016