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Written by Dr. Chakradhar Mattupalli Potatoes are vegetatively propagated and seed cutting is a common practice followed by growers to increase seed piece availability for planting. However, this practice poses a risk for mechanical transmission of diseases caused by several bacterial, fungal and viral pathogens. For example, bacterial ring rot is a zero-tolerance disease and…Read More
During the first week of September, 2020, Colorado had some unusual weather, even by Colorado standards. For example, Denver set its all-time record high for September, reaching 101 degrees during the afternoon of September 5. This was also the latest date a 100-degree reading has ever been observed in Denver and tied the record for…Read More
Gene Kelly, professor of Pedology and Deputy Director of the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station /Associate Dean for Extension has been appointed to serve on the U.S. National Committee for Soil Science by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The committee represents the interests of the U.S. soil science community in the International Union…Read More
What’s one thing people would be most surprised to learn about you? People might be surprised to learn that I have been involved with extensive projects and/or based at several AES centers such as San Juan Basin Research Center(Hesperus), Southwestern Colorado Research Center(Yellowjacket), Orchard Mesa Research Center, Fruita Research Center, and two separate stints at…Read More
March 30, 2020 - Message from Provost Rick Miranda - CSU Tuition & Fees Dear Students and Families, A lot about this academic year has not unfolded as planned amid the backdrop of a global pandemic. We are learning to adapt to being a virtual community and what that means for the college experience. And…Read More
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James Pritchett has been named interim dean of the Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences.  “This is an exciting time for agriculture, both in the industry and education,” Pritchett said. “We’ve many exciting opportunities ahead of us, from feeding the world’s rapidly growing population to stewarding a safe food supply and a sustainable environment.…

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Help make the college team #1 !  Select us when you make a donation. Going 30+ years strong, C.A.N.S Around the Oval involves students, faculty, and staff along with local K-12 schools and community organizations to raise awareness about hunger by collecting goods and raising monetary donations for the Food Bank of Larimer County.  Join…

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Microbiome scientist Kelly Wrighton, an assistant professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are starting their research careers and show exceptional promise in…

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Join us on August 23rd from 9:30-noon for a fun-filled morning with your new College of Agricultural Sciences community (Faculty, Staff and Students) at the CSU Farm.  We’ll be outside and enjoying many department activities as part of the larger CSU Ram Welcome. We will bus you to and from the Farm and will have a blast…

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