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    Through the extensive resources of Colorado State University Extension View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. and its staff, Jeffco Parks promotes practices to more efficiently and effectively raise livestock and cultivate plants for food, fiber or biofuel. Connect to the Center for Agricultural Energy, Small Acreage Management and Veterinary Extension resources. View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites.

    Locally, CSU Extension agents address more complicated needs and concerns during one-on-one landowner field visits. The staff of the onsite, walk-in Plant Diagnostic Lab View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. provides plant, insect and weed identification and information. A growing movement toward local food production is the focus of the urban agriculture program. View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites.

    Each year, the agricultural tradition of Jefferson County is on display during the Jefferson County FairView exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. which is held at the Fairgrounds. Successful growers and livestock raisers, including 4-H youth, are honored and knowledge of best practices is exchanged.

    On Open Space lands, permits are issued to help maintain the health and historical use of grasslands through grazing. For more information about grazing opportunities, contact Alicia Doran at 303-271-5989.

     

    Last Updated: 6-4-2013