Inside the Jefferson Conservation District with Agriculture Conservation Coordinator Maria Bumgarner…

One of the student’s favorite presentations during the “From Our Lands to Your Hands” event in Jefferson County was given by Erin Barkey of DairyMax. Students were able to experience what it feels like to milk a cow by hand using “June,” the mechanical, nearly life-sized Holstein dairy cow. Photo courtesy of CFA

Briggsdale, CO – November 15, 2018 – A total of 626 students from 29 different fourth and fifth grade classes from Jefferson County schools attended the agriculture and natural resources day called “From Our Lands to Your Hands” which was held back on November 1st at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Joining the CO Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio to RECAP that event is Maria Bumgarner, Agriculture Conservation Coordinator with the Jefferson Conservation District…

The interview includes:


The Jefferson Conservation District (JCD), a locally-led special district, serves private landowners in Jefferson, Gilpin, and Clear Creek Counties by delivering technical assistance and education on natural resource issues. Learn more online @

The Jefferson Conservation District is a member of the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, learn more online @ 

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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