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Plant Select’s top performers for 2016

Plant Select®, the country’s leading source of plants selected to thrive in High Plains and Intermountain regions, is pleased to announce the 2016 top performing plants as reported by our Demonstration Garden Partners.

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Exceptional Rodeo, exceptional memories

Avelyn Munoz sat excitedly in her fringe cowboy boots on Tuesday morning at the National Western Stock Show. She didn’t know what to expect when she went into the arena, but she knew it was the day she would become a cowgirl.

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$1.4 million organic dairy grant to enhance animal care strategies

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded a $1.4 million grant to a CSU-led team for research on maintaining and improving cow health on organic dairy farms.

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Student-built food dehydrator adds new dynamic for Todos Santos food producers

Hairik Honarchain, a Colorado State University student pursuing a Master of Agriculture degree, visited the CSU Todos Santos Center in Baja California Sur in October as part of a College of Agricultural Sciences course. Building a food dehydrator was his focus.

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Hughes’ passion shines through work with Seedstock Merchandising Team

Out of thousands of undergraduate students, only eight are selected each year to be members of the prestigious team that will be competing in the coming weeks at the National Western Stock Show. Rachel Hughes is one of those eight.

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Ag Ambassador on the frontlines of the National Western Stock Show

Wilson Ogg looks forward to this time of year. This is when he gets to be front and center at the National Western Stock Show – a nationally recognized Western heritage and entertainment event that attracts more than 650,000 visitors each year

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CSU Meat Judging Team plans to be a cut above the rest

As part of January’s National Western Stock Show, Brenna Klauer will lead her team as they compete in the American Meat Science of American National Western Stock Show Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest at the JBS facility in Greeley, Colo. on Jan. 15.

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2017 Ag Outlook and Strategy Forums for Producers

Colorado State University Extension will host six outlook and strategy forums throughout the state in January and February.

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Animal Sciences faculty member and alumni among 25 Future Icons of the Meat Industry

National Provisioner magazine has again noted Colorado State University’s prominence in the meat industry by naming one faculty member and two alumni to the list of “25 Future Icons of the Meat Industry.”

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Ag alumnus to serve on EPA Board of Scientific Counselors

CSU alumnus Robert Richardson, who graduated with his Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics in 2002, has been appointed to the Board of Scientific Counselors of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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