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CSU alumnus takes helm at Colorado Department of Agriculture

Don Brown, a CSU alumnus, has been appointed by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to manage Colorado’s diverse agricultural industry.

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Water focus of Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will welcome industry experts, scholars, producers and policy-makers to the 2015 Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture this week at a daylong conference focusing water needs across the state of Colorado and the challenges created by increased demand for water from agriculture and consumers.

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CSU Summit reimagines the future of agriculture

The “Advancing the Agriculture Economy Through Innovation” summit will be held March 18-20 at CSU’s Lory Student Center. The event will demonstrate the broad scope and significance of the industry within Colorado and the world, while connecting innovators prepared to reimagine its future.

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Professors help choose a-maze-ing design for Stanley Hotel

CSU Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Kelly Curl recently served on an expert panel of judges who reviewed over 300 designs from over 40 states and 30 countries for a hedge maze design competition commissioned by the famous Stanley Hotel.

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Plant research to get a new home at Colorado State University

With the relocation of the greenhouses at the W.D. Holley Plant Environmental Research Center this summer, CSU will construct a state-of-the-art center for horticulture education and research adjacent to a popular community garden and federal research center.

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Ag student focuses on homeland security

When you mention bird flu, homeland security may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But for Agricultural and Resource Economics doctoral student Jada Thompson, bird flu and other avian diseases can be connected directly to issues of safety and security.

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Tracking ‘superbug’ genes to understand antibiotic resistance

Researchers at Colorado State University are investigating the weighty topic of antibiotic resistance – an issue with ramifications for global food safety and public health – by tracking the genetic footprints of drug-resistant bacteria.

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Video: Kiddos train for mutton bustin’

It’s time to dust your boots off and get ready for the Western extravaganza of the year!

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Plant exploration flourishes at CSU

Over the last five years, Plant Select has provided over $150,000 for new plant trials at the Plant Environmental Research Center, for demonstration gardens at the Remington Street location, and for shrub and tree trials at multiple sites throughout Colorado.

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Giddy up and get a special discount on your tickets now

It’s time to dust your boots off and get ready for the Western extravaganza of the year! Save money now on tickets to the National Western Stock Show. Colorado State University has a long and storied connection to the National Western Stock Show – beginning with 600 students arriving with their livestock at the first Stock Show in 1906.

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