Tools for Farmer Success as seen by long-time Colorado Extension Agent, Adrian Card

In this episode, NCAT’s Tammy Howard has a conversation with her colleague, Adrian Card, about his 15-year career as an extension agent in Boulder County, an increasingly urban area of Colorado. Adrian talks about his experiences with developing useful tools and programming for farmers in the front range of Colorado.

Tammy Howard is an agriculture specialist at NCAT’s Rocky Mountain West office in Butte, Montana. Adrian Card is the founder of the Colorado Building Farmers Program and co-founder of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association.

For more information on this topic, you can contact Tammy Howard directly at tammyh@ncat.org.

ATTRA Resources:

Getting Started in Farming Tutorial

Farm Employment Law: Know the Basics & Make Them Work for Your Farm

Farm Business Start-up Checksheet

ATTRA’s Beginning Farmer web page

Other Resources:

Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association

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