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Garfield County Fairgrounds

1001 Railroad Avenue

Rifle, CO 81650

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Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation District have partnered with Garfield County CSU Extension to offer Ag Expo! Featuring a walk through of Western Colorado History provided by George Cutting! This event will offer exhibitors, speakers, kids corner, scholarship, lunch and much more! Children under eight are free! Many options to choose from for a great winter day!

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8:00 - 9:00 Check in and coffee (be sure and bring your paper or eletronic ticket)

9:00- 9:45 Break Out One
Challenges of New Rancher - Parker Nieslanik
Livestock - Dr. Frank Garry
Weed Sprayer Calibration - Steve Anthony

10:00-11:00 Keynote Speaker – Nolan Doesken

11:00 – 1:00 Lunch - Be sure and visit the exhibits, walk through the history and enjoy lunch with your friends and neighbors.

12:00-12:45 Break Out Two
Breaking Ground - Rudy Garcia
Greenhouse Gardening - Adam Juul & Abi Saeed

1:00-1:45 Break Out Three
Grass Species Selection & Management, Drought Related
Forest Service
Pollinator Habitat - Abi Saeed

2:00 – 2:45 Break Out Four Large Animal Topic - Vet
Garfield County's Ten Top Weeds - Steve Anthony

Go to www.southsidecd.org for a complete agenda and participating exhibitors.

FAQs

Where do I park at the event?

There is plenty of parking at the Garfield County Fairgrounds. There are limited handicapped parking spaces and a drive up area if you would like to drop off your passengers and park.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Sharie Prow with the Conservation Districts at 970-404-3439 or Contact Kaycee Manuppella at 970-625-3969.

What's the refund policy?

Your registration fee includes the expo and lunch. Your registration is transferrable but not refundable. All net proceeds will be donated to the 4-H Leadership Program and FFA.

Do I have to bring my ticket to the event?

Yes

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes

The exhibitors will be in the inside arena. The building is large and may be cool, depending on the weather. Keynote speaker will be in the arena, speakers will be in the North Hall and South Hall. The sidewalks will be plowed and treated if needed.

I want to stay for the weekend - where do I stay?

La Quinta is offering discount tickets for Ag Expo! Call the hotel directly at 970-361-3390 and ask for the Ag Expo rate. You must make your reservations by January 22 for the special rate!

How to I become an exhibitor or sponsor?

Contact Sharie Prow, Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts at sharie.prow@udsa.gov or download an application at www.bookcliffcd.org.

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Rifle, CO 81650

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