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Larimer County Extension, Get back to basics

In a world of wonderful technology, there is a growing trend of getting back to basics at home and in our community. Larimer County Extension is here for you. By connecting our local expertise with your interest in getting back to basics, we bring you modern hands-on experiences, credible information and traditional values.

We are your go-to place for:

  • 4-H youth program
  • Agriculture & Natural Resource information & opportunities
  • Family leadership development
  • Food safety, preparation and preservation expertise & classes
  • Financial education classes & workshops
  • Yard and garden experts you can all or email for help

Extension provides practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Our research-based knowledge is useful and easily accessible. We are here to serve you, your family and our community without any agendas or products to sell.

Our History

Colorado Cooperative Extension,Extension is a joint partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture, State of Colorado and Larimer County.

For nearly 100 years, Extension has helped people in Colorado. Our educators and specialists have helped Coloradans prevent and solve problems, build healthy people and strong communities. Over its history, faculty and staff with expertise in agriculture, horticulture, range, forestry, water, health promotion, financial education, business management, leadership development, and 4-H youth-development instructed the people of the Colorado's 64 counties utilizing the latest information and research.

Photo courtesy of Colorado State University

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