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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Tri State Horticulture Symposium

Monday, April 4 & Tuesday April 5, 2016

Yuma County Fairgrounds

At the Concession Building

410 West Hoag Road

Yuma, Colorado

Thompson Park, Julesburg, CO. Photo credit: CSU Extension, Linda Langelo, Horticultural Program Associate
Whether it is the year of the begonia or the year of the delphinium, another gardening season is around the corner ready to present challenges to even the most experienced gardener.  Join us for this upcoming symposium and get educated on some of the issues facing gardeners today.


Topics and Speakers on April 4, 2016:

Bugs, Bugs and More Bugs

By Whitney Cranshaw, CSU Entomology Specialist



Topics and Speakers on April 5, 2016
Registration starts at 9 am

Invasive Weeds

By Brian Talamantes, CSU Weeds Science & Agronomy,


Habitats for Pollinators

By Dori Seamans, NCRS/Beekeeper, Burlington, CO. &

Shannon Bowling, Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist


LUNCH & Meet the vendors


Continue Meeting the Vendors – 1:00-1:30
Native Grass Display available on site.

Best Practices for Caring for our Trees

By Boyd Lebeda, CSU Forest Service



Contact: Sedgwick County Extension at (970)474-3479 for further details and to register by Monday, March 28, 2016 

Cost $30 includes lunch for one day either April 4 or 5, late registration or at the door $40. Registration for both days is $45 while late registration for both days or at the door is $50.  Sponsored by Colorado State University Extension.
Colorado State University Extension is your local university community connection for research-based information about natural resource management; living well through raising kids, eating right and spending smart; gardening and commercial horticulture; the latest agricultural production technologies and community development. Extension 4-H and youth development programs reach more than 90,000 young people annually, over half in urban communities.
Extension programs are available without discrimination.  If you have a disability for which you seek an accommodation, please notify your local Extension office hosting the program.


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