10-26-15 CSU Ext Golden Plains Area: Neuropathy and Foot Care for Diabetes…

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Make plans to participate Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. for the fourth in a series of diabetes related webinars to be broadcast in numerous locations across Northeast Colorado.  The webinars allow people to learn about a variety of topics and interact live with the professionals presenting the information.

This fourth webinar will be presented by Dr. Thomas Hecker, O.D., recently associated with the Orthopaedic and Spine Center of the Rockies, and now has his own practice, Hecker Sports and Regenerative Medicine in Ft Collins.  Dr. Hecker provides foot and ankle podiatry care for people of all ages with various injuries and conditions, including diabetes and its complications for foot and ankle health.  Dr. Hecker holds board certification through the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.  Prior to joining OCR in 2001, Dr. Hecker was in private practice for 6 years in Scottsbluff, NE. Continue reading

08-10-15 CSU Ext Golden Plains Area: Seed Treatments Strongly Recommended for the Wheat Crop…

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As the wheat planting season approaches, it is recommended that growers treat seed with a fungicide before planting.  Seed treatments control seed-transmitted diseases that lower yield and grain quality.  These diseases include common bunt (also known as stinking smut) and loose smut. Continue reading

04-06-15 CSU Ext Golden Plains Area: Check out Kit Carson County’s Newest Weather Station!

CSU Extension Golden Plains Area logoCSU Ron Meyer Weather Station 040615Pictured is Colorado State University’s Extension Agent, Ron Meyer alongside a rebuilt Campbell Scientific weather station. The station is located south of Seibert and will be named Seibert 1.  The new station is part of CSU’s Colorado Agricultural Meteorology network (CoAgMet) and is supported by local private funding.  The station is part of a team of 4 weather stations located within Kit Carson County.  To access weather data generated from this pool of stations go to: coagmet.com and access monthly summaries.