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October 2022

Spotlight on Nicole Didero
CSU Extension Specialist, Western Region
Food & Agriculture, Expanding Rural Engagement

Nicole is one of the newly hired specialists for the CSU Extension “Expanding Rural Engagement” (ERE) initiative, focusing on rural economic well-being with an emphasis on agriculture and food. She works in the Western Region and lives in Delta County. Nicole’s background is in small-scale agricultural production, natural resource conservation and management, and local/regional food systems development. She earned her M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from CSU in 2019 and has a B.S. in Natural Resources Recreation & Tourism and a B.A. in Spanish from CSU as well. Having grown up in rural communities throughout the US West, Nicole is especially excited to dive in and help support rural voices in Colorado.