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Master Gardener Article: Cold Frames

Master Gardener Article: Cold Frames

Gardening Article By: Susan Perry Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Cold Frames Part 1: What They Are and Why Use Them Have you ever grown so many carrots, lettuce, spinach, onions or beets that you can’t eat them all by the time cold weather arrives? Don’t want to freeze, can or pickle? Or maybe you haven’t had enough of your fresh, home-grown produce …. Well, a cold frame might be an answer to consider. A cold frame is a low-tech alternative to a ... Full Story

Help for Pregnant Women to Prevent Foodborne Illness

  Materials Developed by Colorado State, Ohio State, Aim to Help Pregnant Women Prevent Foodborne Illness FORT COLLINS - Pregnant women can learn how to protect themselves and their babies from the risks of foodborne illness -- such as the recent melon-related listeria outbreak -- thanks to a joint effort between Ohio State University and Colorado State University. The educational program, “Healthy Baby, Healthy Me,” is available in both English and Spanish for free download. “Most ... Full Story

Early earth may have been prone to deep freezes

  Early earth may have been prone to deep freezes, says Cu-Boulder study   Two University of Colorado Boulder researchers who have adapted a three-dimensional, general circulation model of Earth’s climate to a time some 2.8 billion years ago when the sun was significantly fainter than present think the planet may have been more prone to catastrophic glaciation than previously believed. The new 3-D model of the Archean Eon on Earth that lasted from about 3.8 billion years to 2.5 ... Full Story

Natural Gas Exploration Experts at Colorado State

    Natural Gas Symposium videos available online On October 26, Colorado State University hosted a Natural Gas Symposium featuring natural gas experts from across campus including former Gov. Bill Ritter - now the director of CSU's Center for the New Energy Economy - as well as industry and environmental organization representatives. To see full-length videos of the 10 speakers and panels at the symposium, go to http://www.naturalgas.colostate.edu/videos.html. Environmental effects ... Full Story

Poinsettia Sale Caps Semester of Greenhouse Learning

Poinsettia Sale Caps Semester of Greenhouse Learning FORT COLLINS - For four months, students in Colorado State University’s fall floriculture practicum have nursed hundreds of poinsettias from tiny rooted cuttings into vivid holiday plants. And after a semester of watchful greenhouse gardening, the horticulture students see their poinsettias as more than simple potted plants. The students view their poinsettias as the living embodiment of seasonal celebration. “It’s really rewarding to ... Full Story

Newly detected chemical in smoke may have serious

Cigarette smoking, burning forests and even cooking fires all release a chemical compound not previously known to exist in significant quantities in smoke and which may have potential human health impacts, says a new study involving the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Colorado Boulder. The study was conducted by scientists at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, or CIRES -- a joint institute of CU-Boulder and NOAA -- along with ... Full Story

Falcons Lose 2-1 Pitcher’s Duel Saturday At Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - Air Force baseball was held to three hits in a 2-1 loss at Utah in Mountain West Conference action Saturday afternoon at Spring Mobile Ballpark. The Falcons dropped to 11-14, 0-2 on the season while the Utes improved to 10-9, 4-1. Sophomore right-hander Sean Carley (2-3) turned in his second complete game of the year in the tough-luck loss. Carley held Utah to six hits while striking out eight. It was Carley’s third start this season where he failed to get a win despite ... Full Story

Yale beats Air Force, 2-1, in overtime

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Chad Ziegler scored at 3:16 of overtime as third-ranked Yale, the top overall seed in the tournament, defeated 20th-ranked Air Force, 2-1, Friday, March 25, in the NCAA East Regional at Webster Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. Air Force’s season ends with a 20-12-6 overall record. Yale, 28-6-1 overall, advances to the Elite Eight against Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. ET. The winner of the regional final advances to the NCAA Frozen Four, April ... Full Story

Error Proves Costly For Falcons In 5-3 Loss At Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - A botched pickoff throw helped lead to Air Force baseball’s 5-3 loss at Utah in its Mountain West Conference opener Friday night at Spring Mobile Ballpark. The Falcons dropped to 10-12, 0-1 on the season while the Utes improved to 9-9, 3-1. Falcon starting pitcher Evan Abrecht (5-1) took his first loss of the season despite holding Utah to three earned runs. Abrecht went seven innings, allowing eight hits, while striking out five. Ben Bertelson pitched a scoreless eighth ... Full Story

CU golfers post second best final round team score

  GOLFERS TIE FOR SEVENTH AT BARONA COLLEGIATE CUP SAN DIEGO — The University of Colorado men’s golf team could have gone out there in the rain and wind Friday and tanked things after a disappointing opening two rounds here in the Barona Collegiate Cup. Instead, the Buffaloes gutted it out, posted the second best final round score and finished tied for seventh in the 16-team event. CU was able to zoom up six spots in the standings as fairly heavy rain fell for about three hours during ... Full Story

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