If you are a horse (or livestock, or land) owner in Colorado, you want to know about the CSU Extension! The Extension is dedicated to serving current and future needs of Coloradans by providing educational information and programs that safeguard health, increase livelihood, and enhance well being.
The CSU Extension Office and Agents offer their educational program through a variety of methods including web-based platforms, social media, traditional group meetings, one-on-one contacts, and diverse electronic program delivery channels.
Some of the main areas they cover are (Click each link to take you to the CSU Extension Department Website):
- Animal Health
- Home, Family, Finances
- Nutrition, Food Safety & Health
- Small Acreage Management
- Yard & Garden
- 4H Youth Development
- Their website is a great source for things such as contractors, equipment, land services as well!
Your CSU Extension Office/Agent can help you figure out the best way to mitigate weeds on your property, ways to get low-cost tree seedlings, ailments and space requirements for chickens, soil management practices, crop fertilization, manure management practices, Colorado forage guide, horse health concerns, wildfire preparedness for livestock owners, and so much more!
Specifically for small acreage