Livestock Judging Summer Camp

We work with our local 4-H and FFA chapters to create a 3-day skills building course for our future livestock professionals. The camp includes coaching on livestock judging, performance records, public speaking, and reasoning skills.

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Thornton-Massa Lecture Series

Annual lecture co-hosted by the College of Agricultural Sciences and the College of Natural Sciences‘ Department of Biology focused on biodiversity, plant genetics, agriculture and horticulture.

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The Colorado AgrAbility Project

A partnership between Colorado State University Extension and Goodwill Industries of Denver that provides information, education and services to farmers, ranchers, agricultural workers and their families with disabilities, illnesses, or conditions.

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Ag Adventure

Empowers students at Colorado State University to educate elementary students about the impact of agriculture in their daily lives and create a relationship between agriculture and their elementary curriculum.

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International Livestock Forum

Brings together industry leaders, government professionals and members of academia to discuss domestic and international livestock and food production. In partnership with the National Western Stock Show.

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Food Systems Initiative

Conducts research on emerging, trans-disciplinary food systems issues motivated and prioritized by diverse state, national, and international stakeholders.

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Pet Food Alliance

Brings together members of the pet food and rendering industries together to collaboratively develop implementable solutions for industry challenges and identify opportunities for innovation, growth and mutual success.

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AgNext

Leads animal and ecosystem health research while enhancing profitability of the supply chain. serves as the crossroads for producers, industry partners and researchers to come together to innovate solutions for sustainability in animal agriculture.

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Crops for Health®

Unique transdisciplinary research program the goal of which is to improve the disease prevention characteristics of food crops, thereby reducing chronic disease morbidity and mortality.

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Colorado Variety Testing Program

Crop variety performance trials conducted by Colorado State University’s Crops Testing Program to provide unbiased and reliable information to Colorado crop producers to help them make better variety decisions.

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Bull and Female Sale

Student-led annual sale of registered Angus and Hereford bulls and females. Members of the student Seedstock Merchandising Team selection, development and marketing.

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Legends of Ranching Performance Horse Sale

Annual Equine Science program supporting student development in communication, event management and working with staff. Culminates in April with a Performance Horse Sale that includes a comprehensive catalog produced by students.

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Plainsman Agri-Search Foundation

Membership group open to anyone interested in agriculture. Plans research, secures financing when needed, and promotes the extension of research activities through annual meetings, field days and seminars.

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Organic Production

Develops a foundation of organic practices for perennial fruit tree, vine plantings and an array of vegetables. Demonstrates best horticultural practices within the framework of organic standards and a systems approach.

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Colorado Dry Bean Foundation Seed Program

Provides the seed industry with genetically pure and disease free seed stocks of Breeder and Foundation class dry bean, especially those cultivars developed by the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Table Grapes Trial

Identifies promising varieties of table grapes for western Colorado growers based on productivity, winter hardiness, flowering and harvest dates, pest and disease resistance, adaptability to common production methods, market acceptance, fruit quality, Identify...

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Dryland Cover Crops

Incorporates cover crops into the semi-arid environment of Southwestern Colorado and Southeastern Utah to overcome soil erosion, poor soil quality, weed competition and low productivity.

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Hemp Resource Center

Develops and conducts a national survey and conference to gauge knowledge and assess research and education needs in hemp breeding, production systems, nutrient and pest management, testing for cannabinoids and heavy metals, economics and marketing, and post-harvest...

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Pomology Program

Develops novel, non-destructive technologies to estimate internal fruit quality, the evaluation of new cultivars and rootstocks, the factors affecting orchard and environmental productivity, harvest and postharvest quality of peaches, sweet cherries, and apples, and...

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Seed Technology Educational Programs

STEP is made up of personnel from public and private sectors working to provide education and resources to people interested in seed science and technology. Provides courses in seed science through distance education, images for seed identification and other seed...

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Specialty Crops Program

Empowers growers and producers throughout Colorado by supplying science based information to inspire innovation, competitiveness and success. Collaborates with researchers both in Colorado and nationally to address the needs of specialty crops producers.

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Bioinformatics Consulting

Provides consulting to faculty, staff and students on methods to use for analyzing biological data. Consultants are experts in bioinformatics tools and methods for the analysis of next generation sequencing data, and are experienced with proteomic and metabolomic data.

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