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The Golden Plains Area Extension Program is a joint effort of the counties in Colorado's Northeastern Plains.

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Pesticides and Re-entry

What is a restricted pesticide re-entry interval? This interval is the restricted-entry interval (REI) into a pesticide treated area. In other words, when is it safe to walk into a pesticide treated area. The REI can be different for each pesticide applied and crop applied. Some pesticides list different REI’s depending on the crop, application method, or the post-application activity (are workers hand hoeing or working on machinery in a field). Tank mixes occur when two or more pesticides are applied at the same time. In this case, the pesticide with the longer REI must be followed. How do we find a pesticide’s REI number? All pesticides have a “label” listed on the container. The label is the law. The label contains important information such as what the pesticide is (the active ingredient), what the pesticide controls (which pests), how much pesticide to apply, and the Directions for Use section. The Directions for Use section will list the REI for the intended use. For many common pesticides the REI is 24 hours while some applications require 48 hours. The REI is different for each pesticide, application and crop. Always find a pesticide’s REI before entering into a treated area. After a pesticide application’s REI has expired, the area is considered safe for re-entry. REI’s for some of the typical pesticides used are 2,4-D 48 hours, Glyphosate 12 hours, Sevin garden insecticide 12 hours. Source:

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#37-22 Extension Regional Specialist, Expanded Rural Engagement

The Extension Regional Specialist, Expanded Rural Engagement will serve as a key member of a statewide team to guide Colorado State University’s collaborative work with communities to respond to opportunities and challenges facing rural Colorado. Colorado State University’s Expanded Rural Engagement program serves as a catalyst within the Courageous Strategic Transformation of CSU for supporting thriving, sustainable communities, and a flourishing humanity in rural communities across Colorado. Specific goals of the Expanded Rural Engagement program include Accessible Education—increasing college readiness, local access, enrollment in higher education, and scholarships for students living in rural Colorado; Improved Health—focusing on mental health, aging health, and preventative health; Vibrant Communities—expanding community leadership, creating connections to local histories and cultures through visual and performing arts, and supporting community problem solving through civil dialogue; Thriving Economy—increasing vitality of rural businesses and increasing broadband access.

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84-22 Family & Consumer Science/4-H Youth Development, Washington County

The Area Extension Agent develops, markets, and delivers non-credit educational programming in response to community needs. This individual will have the experience and skills to lead a diverse and inclusive Family and Consumer Science program and Youth Development program in these topic areas. A completed bachelor’s degree is required. Degree must have been conferred in family and consumer sciences, food science and human nutrition, food safety, public health, financial resource management, human development, youth development, or closely related field. For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We invite you to review Colorado State University’s Principles of Community that guide our mission and vision of access, teaching, service, and engagement. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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