CSU Extension Office

CSU Extension Office

The Crowley County CSU Extension Office offers a wide variety of general services to the local community. Their friendly staff is more than willing to assist in answering questions that you may have.

Some of the more common needs which they are asked to assist with include:

  • How to obtain soil tests
  • Gardening recommendations (both flower and vegetable)
  • Tree choices for SE Colorado to match your home site and soil type
  • Windbreak information and seedling choices for your small acreage
  • Maintaining a Xeriscape Garden to offer alternative choices to grass lawns or hard to maintain flower gardens
  • Correct planting methods for our area
  • How to improve your soil quality
  • Protecting your plants from the rabbits and deer
  • How to properly stake a tree, and mulching to keep moisture near the roots
  • Weed and insect ID
  • Understanding proper pruning methods


Contact Information

CSU Extension Office - Crowley County
603 Main Street
Ordway, CO 81063
Phone Numbers:
Mary Beth Tucker, Administrative Assistant: 719.267.5243
Bruce Fickenscher, Agriculture: 719.267.5220
Marlena Griesse, 4-H: 719.267.5242
Fax: 719.267.3062


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Additional Information

CSU Extension Web Site



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