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Weed Management for Small Rural Acreages
Prevention, eradication, and control are three general management strategies. Learn more

Rainwater Collection in Colorado
Most homeowners in Colorado are now allowed to use rain barrels to collect rainwater. Learn more

Cheatgrass and Wildfire
Cheatgrass can produce more than 10,000 plants per square yard and is highly flammable. Learn more

Recreation on Private Land
Include considerations for managing recreation as part of your normal agricultural operation. Learn more