Tell Me More: A Conversation About Engagement at CSU
CJ Mucklow, Extension Western Regional Director
February 22, 2021
A CSU alumnus in Animal Science and Agriculture, CJ Mucklow serves as the western regional director for Colorado State University Extension, leading Extension services in 18 Colorado counties. CJ has served in this role since 2011, after serving for more than 20 years as an agent at the Routt County Extension Office. He started his CSU career as a 4-H/agriculture agent in Elbert County.
Known for his breadth of knowledge in agriculture, CJ helped create the ‘Guide to Rural Living’ for prospective county residents and has been involved with economic studies that estimated the scenic value of agriculture landscapes. CJ’s expertise includes agricultural land preservation, conservation easements, land programs, small acreage management and aspen tree management, just to name a few. He’s a qualified supervisor for pesticides and has acted as the Routt County agriculture director.
He’s actively engaged in the local community, having served on boards including the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, Ski Town Rotary and Routt County Cattlemen’s Association. CJ along with his wife Nancy served as the 2019 Routt County Fair Grand Marshal. CJ and Nancy, a fellow CSU alum, are the proud parents of a third generation of CSU grads.