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Improving the world’s ‘best’ peach

If you look forward to the fruit stands of Palisade peaches every summer, you know that the extremely aromatic, sweet and succulent treats are worth the wait. What you may not know, however, is that the wait is quantifiably justified: Colorado-grown peaches are ranked first in the country when it comes to value of the…

Field Work: Colorado farmers and ranchers adapt to uncertainties

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the phrase “food supply chain” seemed arcane to many of us. It soon became as obvious as a kink in the garden hose: The supply was there; it just wasn’t flowing.

Jan Leach wins highest award in plant pathology

Jan Leach, an international authority on how plants resist disease-causing microbes with Colorado State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has received the Award of Distinction from the American Phytopathological Society (APS). APS is the largest professional organization of plant pathologists in the world, with members dedicated to the study and control of plant diseases.

CSU secures $750,000 grant to develop plant breeding training materials

Colorado State University’s Department of Soil and Crop Sciences and Iowa State University’s Department of Agronomy recently received a $750,000 grant from USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to partner with NPGS scientists to bring teaching resources to the world. The three-year grant began on June 1.


Shepardson Relocation

Ag on the Move

All building occupants have been relocated for Shepardson Hall building construction. We will return in the late Summer of 2021.  During the interim, our offices are relocated to several buildings.  Please go to our website to find specific groups and get updates on the progress of our move.


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