Late winter, from mid-February until early March, is the best time to prune most trees. Trees are still dormant at this time of year and, unlike in early winter, wound closure will be rapid if pruning occurs just prior to the time new growth emerges.
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When a group of nine Warner College of Natural Resources students, alumni and affiliate faculty departed to climb a mountain in Argentina they bid farewell to an easy winter break to embark on a trek filled with high altitude suffering.
The Colorado State Forest Service has named new supervisors for the agency’s two chief divisions – and both are Colorado State University alumni.
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.
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.
When you mention farmers markets, spring and summer bounties are usually what come to mind. What most people don’t know is that the Northern Colorado Food Cluster hosts farmers markets in Old Town Fort Collins throughout the year, including two in December.
For four months, students in CSU’s fall floriculture practicum have nursed hundreds of poinsettias from tiny rooted cuttings into vivid holiday plants. The practicum is a course offered through the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture within CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
The Agricultural Experiment Station funds more than 240 faculty members from 15 academic departments in seven colleges, and the work of these faculty members reaches from the Fort Collins campus to seven research centers around the state.
The State Capitol Holiday Tree, themed the “Gold Star Tree of Honor” to pay tribute to the more than 350 Colorado military service members lost in the global war on terror since Sept. 11, 2001, as well as their families, was lit by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Dec. 4.
Being a leader is nothing new to animal sciences and agricultural business sophomore Kristen Schmidt. Now she will be taking on a new position – as FFA central region vice president.