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Program: Colorado Ag Today

  • Colorado Wheat Legislative Priorities

    The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers has been watching closely the bills that have been introduced into the Senate and House of Representatives this session.

  • Syngenta’s Agrisure Artesian Corn Hybrids Optimizes Water

    Syngenta Seeds Commercial Traits Lead Dr. Duane Martin says that their water-optimizing Agrisure Artesian corn hybrids can provide a strategy for a good year and that same strategy can protect you in a tough year.

  • CCA’s Outstanding Commercial Producer of the Year

    This year’s CCA Commercial Producer of the year was Karney Land & Cattle which is owned and operated by Pat and Robin Karney near Las Animas in Southeast Colorado.

  • Regulation Clarification for Ethanol Producers

    There are two relatively new FDA regulations — one being the Food Safety Modernization Act and the other being Veterinary Feed Directives and with the ethanol industry using antimicrobials additives to ensure there is no contamination in the fermentation system there has been some confusion as to what impact the new regulations have on their plants and the distillers grains by-products they produce that are used for animal feed.

  • Informative Marshall Frasier Beef Symposium on Feb. 16th

    Next Tuesday at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Hugo the Colorado Livestock Association will be holding its 8th Annual Marshall Frasier Beef Symposium.

  • Ag Day at the Capitol on March 16th

    Mark your calendar as the annual event and celebration of Colorado’s ag producers and agribusinesses has been set for Wednesday, March 16 at the Capitol Building in Denver.

  • Governor’s Forum on Colorado Ag Extends Deadline Thru Tomorrow

    For those who haven’t yet gotten around to registering yet for the Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture on Feb. 18 you are in luck — you can still save $50 off your registration price through tomorrow, Feb. 11th.

  • CSU PHD Student Wins WD Farr Scholarship

    At the recent Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade show, one of the during the Beef Award — Colorado State University postdoctoral student Greta Krafsur received the WD Farr Scholarship which is a $12,000 scholarship.

  • 40th Annual CSU Bull Sale Held on March 19th

    While at the recent Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, I stopped by the Colorado State University booth and learned more about the 40th Annual Colorado State University Bull Sale will be held on March 19th at the ARDEC facility.

  • Colorado Proud February Recipe Features Colorado Honey

    Did you know that there are 27,000 bee colonies in Colorado producing 1 million pounds of honey every year?

  • Ag Resource Management Survey

    You may be one of Colorado’s ag producers that have been asked to fill out a survey to help determine the nation’s farmers’ income and expenses.

  • CCA Brand Inspector of the Year

    Chad Moore was named CCA Brand Inspector of the Year for 2015. He has worked as a brand inspector since 2007.

  • January Colorado Cattle Inventory

    Last Friday the yearly USDA Cattle on Inventory Report was released. National Ag Statistic Service Mountain Region Director Bill Meyer shares the Inventory numbers for Colorado.

  • Daley Named NCBA Top Hand Champion

    Friday morning at the Cattle Industry Convention in San Diego New Castle, Colorado rancher and immediate past Colorado Cattlemen’s Association president Frank Daley was named the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Top Hand Club Champion for 2015.

  • Reflected R Ranch CCA Seed Stock Producer of the Year

    At the recent Colorado Cattlemen’s Association’s Mid-Winter Conference, the CCA presented awards to highlight industry members who have made a difference in the state’s beef industry.

  • CSU's Crop Development Forum

    The opportunity for crop advisors and ag producers to participate in a high level discussion of multiple crops for Colorado is happening in several weeks at the Colorado State University Crop Development Forum.

  • Annual Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference

    The annual Conference for the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association will be held on Feb. 17th in Denver.

  • Join Discussion About New Ag Technologies

    This week is the Colorado Farm Show in Greeley. As always, there will be lots to see and do if you are attending. Colorado Corn Communications Director Eric Brown reminds ag producers about a special discussion happening tomorrow, Wednesday morning from 9 to 11 at the Farm Show

  • Cultivating Connections for a Healthy, Working River

    The Third Annual Poudre River Forum “Cultivating Connections for a Healthy, Working River” -- will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland

  • Soil Guys Help Bring Back Core Fundamentals

    Third generation Colorado potato grower Brendon Rockey of Rockey Farms has a passion for the soil and improving its health.

  • National Western Stock Show Provides Intern Opportunities

    The National Western Stock Show continues through Sunday and if you aren’t in Denver at the Stock Show but are keeping tabs on how your particular breed’s show has gone, very likely if you on following via social media or National Western’s website you can thank a hard working intern for the prose and images.

  • Request for Sunflower Performance Trials Entries

    Colorado State University and Extension specialist Dr. Jerry Johnson says companies participation is critical to the success of these hybrid sunflower performance trials.

  • Colorado Certified Potato Growers Association

    While at the Potato Expo last week in Las Vegas, I stopped by the Colorado Certified Potato Growers Association booth and visited with Manager Preston Stanley and asked him what is unique about Colorado’s seed potatoes.

  • Colorado Grain Stocks and Crop Summary

    Last week the USDA released their Crop Summary and Grain Stocks Reports. NASS Mountain Region Director Bill Meyer reports on Colorado statistics from the Crop Summary.

  • When Should Ranchers Consider Logging

    In a new video co-produced by CSU extension and Colorado State Forest Service,, John Twitchell Steamboat Springs District Forester, provides some thoughts on whether logging is feasible

  • When Should Ranchers Consider Logging

    In a new video co-produced by CSU extension and Colorado State Forest Service,, John Twitchell Steamboat Springs District Forester, provides some thoughts on whether logging is feasible

  • Oregon's Burns Cty Standoff is a Western Issue

    Here in Colorado, Oregon’s Harney county is hundreds of miles away, “out of sight out of mind ”. But as Oregon’s Congressman Greg Walden so passionately explained from the Senate floor last week. This is not an Oregon issue, it’s a Western Issue.

  • Platte Valley FFA Awarded $5,000 Grant

    The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Platte Valley FFA Chapter in Kersey, Colo., which will help those students add GPS-controlled, variable-rate sprinkler nozzles to the chapter's research field.

  • Sunflower Oil Is a Healthy Option

    With the new dietary guidelines being released National Sunflower Association Executive Director John Sandbakken, share more about about the healthy profile of sunflower oil.

  • CSU Day at the Stock Show Jan. 16

    This Saturday, January 16th is the annual Colorado State University Day at the National Western Stock Show.

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