Martha Sullins is an Ag Business Management Specialist with Colorado State University Extension, where her areas of emphasis in applied research and outreach include smaller-scale and specialty livestock and crop production businesses, agritourism, local foods, farm transition, on-farm food safety and risk management.
She develops and teaches small business management classes, evaluates classroom and field-based educational programs targeted at beginning farmers and ranchers, and develops tools for ag and food producers navigating food safety and business regulations, as well as those starting value-added agricultural enterprises. She also develops and coordinates field-based education in Good Agricultural Practices designed to help fruit and vegetable growers minimize food safety risks within their operations.
She serves on the boards of directors for the Colorado Farmers Market Association and Poudre Valley Community Farms, and is on the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s food safety committee. Martha has a B.A. in Economics and in French, and an M.S. in Agricultural Economics.