CSU extension offers agriculture workshop

By: Courtney Carter Email
By: Courtney Carter Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The Colorado State University Extension is offering a Uncompaghre Valley Agriculture Workshop on Tuesday, Mar. 5. It will present three segments that can help farmers avoid costly disasters.

The morning session will start with a look at how the impact of the Rocky Ford melon Listera outbreak has effected local communities. Next, will be a segment the federal food safety legislation and the newly implemented Cottage Food Industry law. The final segment will have participants focus on disease, insects and soils unique to Western Colorado farmers. This information will most likely apply to veteran fruit and crop growers.

The workshop will take place at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. To get in, the cost is $20.

To register, click on the link below or call 970-244-1834.


KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 195166311