Elbert County Extension
Elbert County Extension program is Your Front Door Connection to the research, information and expertise of your land grant university Colorado State University. Our Extension staff encourages you to get to know us. Let us help you put knowledge to work.
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Elbert County Extension Staff:
Lore Denson, County 4-H Assistant
Trena Smith, County Office Manager
Sheila G. Kelley,
County Extension Director & 4-H Agent
At this time, Elbert County does not have Extension Agents in the fields of Agriculture, Natural Resources, or Family and Consumer Science. However, we do try to maintain programming in these areas by offering the educational seminars listed in the right side column. We can also access research based information through regional specialist to answer your questions in these areas.
4-H Programming side notes:
The 4-H year is October 1 - September 30. Elbert County 4-H project enrollment season runs October 1 through December 31 each year. Sorry, enrollments are not accepted after the December 31 deadline.
Enrolled 4-H members can make changes to their projects (add or drop) up until April 1. County Fair 4-H entry forms are due by July 1.
2015 Elbert County Fair dates are
July 25 - August 2, 2015.
Master Gardener side notes:
Master Gardeners are in classes during the winter months. They are available to service clients at the Extension office starting in March. Master Gardener office hours are:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
from 1 p.m to 4 p.m.
March thru October.
Gardeners are on call as needed basis only during the winter months.
News & Events
ELBERT COUNTY 4-H FALL ENROLLMENT will open in 4honline.com starting October 15 and close on December 31. More information is available in the a 4-page handout, including the list of 4-H Community Clubs. Please call the Extension office 303-621-3162 with questions.
4honline 4-H enrollment
- 2014-2015 Start Here 'Helpsheet'
- Existing Family Quick Enrollment Guide
- New Family Quick Enrollment Guide
MASTER FOOD SAFETY ADVISORS
We have three Certified Master Food Safety volunteers now! Feel free to CALL 303-621-3162 Extension office with any food presevation questions and call ahead to have your pressure cooker tested for free!
Food Preservation Workshop Dates:
- September 17
- October 18
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES SEMINARS
Elbert County Extension will be partnering with ECCO to present our community educational seminars.
- October 21 – Outstanding Customer Service
6:30 pm; Elizabeth United Methodist Church, Elizabeth
RSVP REQUESTED FOR ALL SEMINARS. PLEASE CALL 303-621-3162 TO RSVP