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As spring approaches, check out our webinars to help answer your questions. Topics range from soil moisture monitoring techniques, integrated weed management, pasture stewardship, native plants, livestock nutrition, common forage grasses and more.

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Agriculture and Recreation on Public Lands

Public lands in Colorado are multiple use. They provide grazing for livestock and are areas where you can enjoy mountain biking, hiking, and more. Check out our video for tips to keep you safe around livestock.

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11 months ago

May I feed my pigs and chickens all my table scraps? Not all, but most! Chickens and pigs are both omnivores and (in the wild) eat an extremely varied diet. Avoid feeding the following: rotten food, ... See more

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May I bury a dead animal on my property? If you follow all of the regulations set forth by the CDA, then yes. Groundwater contamination is one of the biggest concerns of this practice. Check out this ... See more

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May I burn my field or ditch like I see other people doing? Maybe. The burns you are seeing are likely agricultural burns and are intended to prepare waterways and fields for commercial crops. Just ... See more

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May I build a pond on my property? Probably not. Unless you have a water right you cannot access water flowing on or near your property. If you do have a right, you also need a storage right to hold ... See more

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