For Immediate Release
Monday, November 25, 2013

Contact for Reporters:
Jennifer Dimas

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Northern Colorado Flood Recovery Assistance and Resource Fair Dec. 16

FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University Extension is hosting an informational meeting for farmers, ranchers and landowners affected by the recent floods. A wide variety of information regarding technical assistance for recovery will be presented. The meeting will be useful for landowners and agricultural producers with flood-related damage to infrastructure - land, soil, pasture, fencing - and related concerns.

The Northern Colorado Flood Recovery Assistance and Resource Fair will be held from 1 - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in the McKee Building at The Ranch, Crossroads Boulevard and I-25, in Loveland. The event is free and open to the public; no pre-registration is required.

Information on debris removal, soil, pasture and land reclamation resources, and water quality will be presented. There will be a plenary session as well as time to visit one-on-one with local representatives, including:

• USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service
• Colorado State University Extension
• Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
• Local Food Shift Group
• Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment
• Local governments
• Suppliers and service providers

For more information contact Keith Maxey, CSU Extension-Weld County,
(970) 304-6535 ext. 2075 or