EPA Deputy Administrator visits CSU to learn about climate-smart agriculture research

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe and other EPA staffers visited the Agricultural Research and Development Center to learn more about CSU’s commitment to advancing the science of sustainable agricultural systems and accelerating agriculture’s climate resiliency.

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New research models how to slow spread of COVID-19 among firefighters in wildland fire incidents

Research from CSU and the USDA show that vaccines and social distancing are effective at limiting the spread of COVID-19 within and between wildland fire incidents, as well as reducing its impact on the wildland firefighting workforce.

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CSU soil scientists tapping rangelands as vast sources for carbon storage

Over the last several months, a CSU research team has teamed with Woodwell Climate Research Center on a Colorado-based project aimed at helping managers of rangelands, which cover large areas of both public and private lands, understand and monitor the delicate carbon balances across their grazed landscapes.

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Water scarcity will require agriculture to tap ‘unconventional’ sources like seawater, wastewater

CSU is a founding partner in a $110 million U.S. Department of Energy research network, the National Alliance for Water Innovation, focused on treatment and reuse technologies for wastewater, seawater and other untapped sources.

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