Extension/Outreach in Soil and Crop Sciences
Soils and Crops Extension is an extremely important mission of the department. Extension Specialists translate research results into practical recommendations through the county extension offices for farmers, ranchers, agribusiness professionals, and others for use in their short- and long-range planning and operations.
The Department of Soil and Crop Sciences provides several services to sectors of the agricultural industry; some are extension functions and some are analysis functions. The various laboratories also provide student training and research facilities. Service functions available with the following companies:
- Colorado Seed Growers Association – Director of Colorado Seed Programs, Rick Novak, (970) 491-6202
- Colorado Seed Laboratory – Randy Crowl, Manager, (970) 491-6406
- Foundation Seed Project – Barry Ogg, Manager, (970) 491-6202
- Soil, Water, and Plant Testing Laboratory – Jim Self, Manager, (970) 491-5061