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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Understanding the cost of noxious weeds

By Ethan Proud | SUN Columnist Who really cares about noxious weeds? A select group of weed managers? Ranchers? While many people may not actively...

There’s still time to plant this fall

By Robin YoungPREVIEW Columnist The year is winding down and, for the most part, so are our gardens. With the warm weather, there are still...

Creation of the 4-H emblem

By Robin Young PREVIEW Columnist With National 4-H Week coming to an end and the new 4-H year beginning, I thought it was appropriate to talk...

Noxious Weed of the Month: Dalmatian toadflax

By Ethan ProudPREVIEW Columnist Most in the northern half of the Archuleta County are familiar with yellow toadflax, but there is another toadflax on the...

Mechanical control misconceptions

By Ethan ProudPREVIEW Columnist Mechanical control of invasive species can result in a lot of blood, sweat and tears. Anyone who has looked over a...

Celebrate Colorado cherries with grilled cherry crisp

By Robin YoungPREVIEW Columnist In July, we celebrate cherry season, a summertime staple grown right here in Colorado. Enjoy this sweet dessert with out-of-town guests...

Noxious Weed of the Month: common tansy

By Ethan ProudPREVIEW Columnist Common tansy is an attractive invader that escaped ornamentation. It is toxic to humans and can cause convulsions, miscarriage and skin...

Meet this summer’s CSU Extension intern

By Garrett FongSUN Columnist  Hello! My name is Garrett and I am this year’s summer intern for Archuleta County Colorado State University (CSU) Extension. I...

Misconceptions about biological controls

By Ethan ProudPREVIEW Columnist For some, biological controls (biocontrols) seem like a silver bullet, capable of removing invasive species without using herbicides. To others, it...

Colorado State University Extension Archuleta County launches community needs assessment survey

By Robin YoungSUN Columnist Colorado State University (CSU) Archuleta County Extension is conducting a community needs assessment in order to better understand the pressing issues...