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Agriculture

 

Agriculture is big business in Colorado, contributing $40 billion annually to the state’s economy.  Whether you are farming on a small acreage, in urban spaces or are involved in large-scale production agriculture, Extension resources provide research-based information for producers located in Adams County. Topics include crops, pests, & weeds.

Newsletters

Inside Ag
Colorado Department of Ag monthly newsletter designed to inform and educate the public on current issues facing agriculture.

Market Reports
Commodity reports of particular interest to Colorado producers.

Local Food Systems
Key resource connecting our CSU team with local and state partners about events, news and opportunities.

Events Calendar

Agriculture Menu

 
Crops
Pests
Weeds
Northern Colorado Onion Variety Trials
NoCo Pest Alert
Small Acreage

 

Related Resources

 

Urban Agriculture

 

Recognizing the movement towards local food and local food production, Colorado State University Extension has initiated a regional Urban Agriculture effort to provide research-based information and education on this topic.

Urban agriculture has become an important political priority across the Front Range and Metro Denver. Several cities, including Wheat Ridge, Denver and Arvada, have recently updated their land use and/or zoning regulations to further encourage and promote urban agriculture. More...

Soil, Water & Plant Testing

Soil Testing

The Soil-Water-Plant Laboratory analyzes soil, water, plant, sludge,  manure and miscellaneous types of samples from farmers, homeowners, consultants, government agencies and CSU personnel, and provides fertilizer suggestions for improving crop growth. More...