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03-06-13 Grange Seminars Presented at 2013 Four States Ag Expo in Cortez March 14-17…

Posted by Brian Allmer on March 6, 2013

FourStatesAgExpo logoThe 31st Annual Four States Ag Expo is set to run March 14th through the 17th at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, Cortez.

The show provides attendees with a wide variety of activities during its four day run, including commercial exhibits of agricultural supplies, equipment and services, educational seminars and clinics, a bull and heifer sale, contests and demonstrations and much more.

Exhibits are open from 9 am until 5 pm Thursday through Saturday and from 9 am until 3 pm Sunday.

The Ag Expo Grange Program is strong on information for farmers, ranchers, gardeners, horse owners, cattle herders and rural residents.

The seminars are free of charge, beyond the gate admission, and are presented by agricultural experts and organizations. They will be held in the grange hall inside the Main building.

Grange Seminars Presented at this Year’s Four States Ag Expo Include:

v  Tree Grafting

v  Buy Hay vs. Sell Cows

v  Fertilizer- origin and uses

v  Colic in Horses: The Bane of Equine Ownership

v  Three Sessions about: Dewpoint Technology changes production, profits, and lifestyles in the hay  and forage industry

v  Pasture Rangeland Forage (PRF) Pilot Insurance Program: How does it Work?

v  Pruning, rose bushes, and other small shrubs

v  The 4W’s of Cattle Vaccination; What, When, Where, Why

v  Conservation Easement may help you protect your family land

v  Small Ruminants: Common Ailments

v   Bee’s & Bee Equipment

v   Seed Starting- How and When

v   The Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project presents an accounting of fruit varieties found and of those still to be found in Montezuma County

v  What do I do with all that mik

v  Ag Summit with Colorado Senator Ellen Roberts, Colorado Representative Dan Coram

v  Alfalfa Summit- Round Table Discussions

v  Backcountry Horseman- Regional meeting

v   Poultry & Egg production

v  GMO Seeds- what are they?

v  Easy veggies garden starts for first time gardens  & Local food Movement

v   M.O.R.P. presents a brief history of the orchards of Fremont County as they relate to the orchards of Montezuma County


A complete schedule of Ag Expo Activities is available at or call (970) 529-3486. 

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