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Selection of Crops/Livestock

CSU Extension provides information on calculating stocking rates and carrying capacity of a pasture to help you know how many animals per acre is sustainable, as well as information on what crops will grow in our dryland environment.

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Contact Extension’s Small Acreage Management Coordinator with questions related to agriculture, small acreage management or natural resources.



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Helpful fact sheets on livestock, crops and much more.



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Proper animal management techniques will not only keep your animals healthy, it will also help sustain your plants, soil, and water.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.