Colorado State University invites the public to vote on their favorite flowers from this year’s blooms during Public Evaluation Day on Saturday, Aug. 6 at the CSU Flower Trial Garden.
For decades, Colorado AgrAbility has focused on helping farmers and ranchers with physical challenges live healthy and productive lives. However, seeing a growing need in recent years, they have doubled down on their efforts to improve access to mental health care in rural communities by hiring a full-time behavioral health specialist, partnering with organizations to provide free counseling sessions with agriculturally competent therapists and and exploring new ways to create bridges between their extensive network of community connections.
Green spaces were popularized in the late 1800s, but are being rethought today amid a record drought in the western United States.
Colorado State Climatologist Russ Schumacher discusses record heat, climate change and what early forecasts might tell us about Colorado's wildfire season.
Jane Zelikova, executive director for Colorado State University’s Soil Carbon Solutions Center, explains how we can harness the powers of soils & microbes to help address the intersecting challenges of a rapidly changing climate, soil erosion, and sustainably feeding a growing population.
We are kicking off the summer with CSU students heading to communities across Colorado for hands-on learning as part of the CSU Extension Internship Program.
Colorado State University has been named the new institutional partner for Landscape For Life, a program that provides education on sustainable landscaping practices.
The opening of the Terra building on the CSU Spur campus in Denver will mark a big milestone for agriculture education in Colorado and beyond.
For decades, Colorado AgrAbility has focused on helping farmers and ranchers with physical challenges live healthy and productive lives. However, seeing a growing need in recent years, they have doubled down on their efforts to improve access to mental health care in rural communities.
Educators from CSU Extension’s AmeriCorps program and faculty in the College of Agriculture have created free 4-H curriculum to help introduce agricultural concepts to 3rd-5th graders.
The Salazar Center for North American Conservation will host its fourth annual International Symposium on Conservation Impact on Oct. 6-7 in Denver. Registration is now open to the general public.
When it comes to making your lawn stand out – whether dealing with weeds, getting rid of pesky insects or simplifying maintenance – CSU Extension has the resources to get you pointed in the right direction.
A pilot program between CSU's Salazar Center for North American Conservation and Denver Parks and Recreation will make up to $150,000 available to one to two research teams to identify and fund actionable research that support the city’s climate management needs and decision-making.
We've outlined the top tips for how to deal with common insects that can find their way into your home so you can rest easy and avoid infestations.
CSU's Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging has developed a certificate program called ‘Transitions in Aging’ to build shared knowledge of the aging process and engage participants in lifestyle practices that support healthy aging.
Hands-on workshops are just one way that CSU Extension works to create enriching opportunities for students across Colorado and are also a key element of the annual 4-H State Conference.
Professor Lorann Stallones has been recognized for her outstanding contribution to agricultural health and safety research.
To learn more about the important role that trees play on CSU’s campus we spoke to Jim Klett, who has been a horticulture educator at the University for over 40 years.
Rachelle Ramer is the Graduate Student Success and Inclusion Librarian in CSU Libraries’ newly created Research Support Unit.
Every year, Colorado State University Extension conducts a survey of the custom rates charged for various crop and livestock operations and lease arrangements in Colorado over the previous production year.
As part of CSU’s land-grant mission, the Provost’s Council for Engagement serves as a connecting bridge between campus and communities across Colorado.
CSU Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan reflects on his CSU Extension Summer internship at Western Colorado Research Center - Grand Valley.
I live and garden at 8,400’ elevation in SW Colorado. My highest summer day-time temperatures usually don’t exceed 80 degrees F, with an occasional 90-degree day. My night-time temperatures are around 50 degrees. My frost-free growing season is around 100 days (I don’t have any weather data to use to calculate it).
Alison O'Connor, a CSU Extension Extension horticulturalist based in Larimer County, shares her thoughts on raising backyard chickens.
Do you know what you will do with any extra veggies you might grow this summer? CSU Extension has a solution for your overabundant garden and can help you make the most out of your harvest!
"As a lifelong cat lover, I hate hearing about how much of a nuisance they can be to gardens and yards. Not to mention the stress they can put on the local bird population!"
"You’re wondering why an Extension blogger from Routt County, of all places, is submitting a piece on grasshoppers, right? "
"It seems like nearly every lawn up and down the Front Range has experienced some level of turf injury this spring – more than I can remember in my 30+ years at CSU."
"Timing is critical when planting a vegetable garden, especially in the short-season areas of our state where every day counts to get a harvest. But what if you missed the recommended planting dates for your area?"
CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension delivers on its land-grant mission by making the university’s educational programs, services and resources accessible to all, enabling individuals to act as agents of change and together build thriving communities.
Through outreach and engagement, we engage, serve, and work in partnership with communities for the co-creation of knowledge, addressing the needs of today and tomorrow.