Wed 4:00 PM 1525 Blue Spruce Drive
Mon 4:00 PM 200 Peridot Ave. Loveland
Tue 10:00 AM Larimer County Extension Office
Thu 10:00 AM Larimer County Extension Office
Sat 8:00 AM 1525 Blue Spruce Drive

A Partnership

Larimer County Extension is a partnership between Colorado State University and Larimer County.  This partnership makes it possible to bring research-backed information from Colorado State University to everyone in Larimer County.  Working together, we can provide even greater resources for you.

The History

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 Colorado’s 64 counties utilizing the latest information and research.

Connected in the Community

Larimer County Extension works with hundreds of organizations, businesses, and volunteers to reach out to as many people as possible. Bringing expertise, passion and a deep commitment to the communities served.

Advisory Committee

The Larimer County Extension Advisory Committee is comprised of volunteers from around Larimer County.  Their experience and knowledge help inform Larimer County Extension's work and direction. Learn more - including how to apply. 

Bailey Schilling

4-H Livestock Agent

Diane Kern

4-H Program Coordinator

Pam Heeney

4-H Administrative Specialist 

Diana Castro Gonzalez

4-H Program Coordinator (STEM/Juntos) 

Christa Timmerman

Health and Well-being Specialist

Karen Crumbaker

Extension Agent
Agriculture & Natural Resources

Lisa Auer

Community Engagement Specialist

Amber Webb

Family Consumer Science Agent

Alison O'Connor

Extension Professor of Horticulture
CSU Extension in Larimer County

Analecia Vasquez 

Retail Food Safety Program Coordinator

Rachel Wildman

Program Coordinator 
Larimer County Farmers Market

Cheryl Noble

Community Development Coordinator


Yutziri Reyes Dominguez

EFNEP Peer Educator

Andy Weakland

Business Operations Manager

Paula Petroff

Administrative Specialist

Cari Brown

Marketing and Communication Specialist

Colorado State University Extension Fact Sheets provide research-based information on a wide variety of subjects in regard to agriculture, horticulture, economic development, family and consumer sciences, and youth development.



Help for the small acerage owner and producer, including:

  • Crops
  • Farm Management
  • Livestock

    Home, Family & Finances

    Resources for you and your family, including:

    • Family
    • Housing
    • Personal Finances
    • Work & Career


    Information on destructive, beneficial, and invasive species, including:

    • Exotic (Non-established in Colorado)
    • Field & Forage Crop
    • Fruit, Flower & Vegetable Garden
    • General Insect Control
    • General Interest Subjects/Miscellaneous
    • Household
    • Integrated Pest Management Educational Materials
    • Stinging & Biting
    • Trees & Shrubs
    • Turfgrass

      Natural Resources

      Learn how to manage natural resources, including:

      • Range
      • Native Plants
      • Water
      • Wildfire & Forestry
      • Wildlife

        Nutrition, Food Safety & Health

        • Foodborne Illness
        • Food Preparation
        • Food Preservation
        • Food Safety & Local Foods
        • Food Storage
        • High Risk & Special Audiences
        • High Altitude Preparation
        • Foods and Nutrients
        • Eating Patterns
        • Weight Management
        • Disease Management
        • Women’s Health
        • Infant and Child Health
        • Food and Nutrition Information and Labeling


          • Home & Garden
          • Irrigation

            Yard & Garden

            Find information on:

            • Gardening Basics
            • Diseases
            • Flowers
            • Fruits & Vegetables
            • Insects
            • Native Plants
            • Trees and Shrubs
            • Yard

            Also, be sure to check out:

            •  PlantTalk Colorado: a partnership between Colorado State University Extension, Denver Botanic Gardens, and the Green Industries of Colorado. 
            • Master Gardeners GardenNotes for horticultural information as well as training resources for Colorado Master Gardeners and Certified Colorado Gardener students.


              Larimer County CSU Extension provides sound, research-based information and resources. Extension is committed to helping our community members adapt and thrive by providing needed education and programming.

              While the demand for Extension programs is growing, so is the need for resources to be successful. Invest in Larimer County’s future by making a gift to Extension.


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              Non-Discrimination Statement

              Colorado State University Extension is an equal opportunity provider. Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension ensures meaningful access and equal opportunities to participate to individuals whose first language is not English. Colorado State University Extension es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

              Colorado State University no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad y se compromete a proporcionar adaptaciones razonables. Office of Engagement and Extension de CSU garantiza acceso significativo e igualdad de oportunidades para participar a las personas quienes su primer idioma no es el inglés.


              Larimer County Office of Colorado State University Extension

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              1525 Blue Spruce Dr.
              Fort Collins, CO 80524-2004

              Phone: (970) 498-6000 | Fax: (970) 498-6025

              Office Hours
              7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
              Monday - Friday

              Our office follows the Larimer County Holiday Calendar for office closures.