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Program: Colorado Ag Today

  • Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation Donation

    This spring’s devastating Northeast Colorado wildfire happened in Logan and Philips Counties.

  • Grouse Plan Review Must Emphasize Multi-Use and States

    In early June U.S Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3353 to improve sage-grouse conservation and strengthen communication and collaboration between state and federal governments.

  • Colorado Farm Bureau Weighs in On NAFTA

    The Trade Representative’s office had a request for comments on the negotiating Objectives Modernization of NAFTA which closed on June 12th.

  • Tips For Backyard Poultry Owners

    Although there are no formal statistics available to the number of backyard chicken flocks in the United States, it has grown considerably in recent years. Often flock owners don’t have much knowledge or experience raising chickens prior to bringing their poultry home.

  • More about the CCA Convention

    At last week’s Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and Colorado CattleWomen’s annual convention in Grand Junction, there was plenty going on in addition to celebrating the 150 anniversary of the CCA and the 75th for the CattleWomen.

  • Colorado Cattlemen’s Association Celebrates 150 Years

    A mere two years after the Civil War ended, and the year in which Little House on The Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association was established.

  • Colorado Corn Growers District Meetings Next Week

    Next week the Colorado corn Administrative Committee and the Colorado Corn Growers Association will be holding several district meetings and invite corn producers to attend.

  • Colorado Crop Progress Update

    NASS Mountain Region Director Bill Meyer shares details from Monday’s Crop Progress Report.

  • Promoting Local Colorado Produce

    One of the best benefits of summer is all of the available fresh produce. The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association are asking consumers to buy local produce.

  • All-American Beef Battalion Dinner Tomorrow

    The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee has been a very big supporter of the All-American Beef Battalion which will have a steak-feed tomorrow at the Fort Carson Event Center at 5 p.m.

  • First U.S. Beef Air Shipment to China Left Wednesday

    Yesterday marked the first time in 14 years that U.S. beef has shipped to China. Nebraska’s Greater Omaha Packing sent U.S. beef by air freight to a customer in Shanghai.

  • Forest Stewardship Tour June 22nd

    The Western Landowners Alliance is a member-based nonprofit organization that was founded to improve dialogue and increase the ecological health and economic vitally of working lands in the West.

  • Time to Renew Livestock Brands

    A reminder from the Colorado Department of Ag’s Brand Division, brand assessment payments must be received in the office by 5 p.m. on June 30th to avoid a $25 late fee.

  • National Young Farmers In Colorado

    Today Jocelyn Story who is a a Farm Manager for Cure Organic Farm encourages young farmers from around the state to consider joining one of the four Colorado Young Farmer chapters.

  • D.C. Fly Advocates Young Farmers Concerns

    The National Young Farmers Coalition had 10 young farmers in Washington, D.C. earlier this week speaking to their representatives and advocating for a 2018 Farm Bill that renews rural economics and enables a new generation of farmers to grow the nation’s food supply.

  • Celebrate 100 Years with Mountain View Dairy on June 10th

    The Western Dairy Association and Mountain View Dairy invites the public to celebrate 100 years of dairy farming in Loveland on Saturday, June 10th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m

  • Colorado Wheat Field Days Begin this Week

    Tomorrow begins is the first serval of a series of Colorado Wheat Field Days which will highlight new hard red and hard white winter wheat varieties.

  • New Partnership Provides Additional Ag Degree for Adams State Students

    A new partnership between San Luis Valley’s Adams State University and Colorado State University will provide a new degree program in agriculture for Adams State students.

  • Colorado Proud June Recipe Celebrates Dairy Month

    Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state.

  • Colorado Legislative Session a Success for Corn Growers

    The 2017 Colorado Legislative Session proved successful for the Colorado Corn Growers Association as the five bills supported by the organization passed.

  • Colorado Wheat Field Days

    Next week begins the Colorado Wheat Field Days which will highlight new hard red and hard white winter wheat varieties.

  • Potato Video School Class Winners

    In December Colorado Potato Administrative Committee announced their 2017 Colorado Potatoes Video Contest and then selected their winners earlier this month.

  • Catch-A-Calf Program Provides CO 4-Hers With A Unique Opportunity

    For more than 80 years, the National Western Stock Show’s Catch-A-Calf Program has provided exciting opportunities for 4-Hers form Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming.

  • Colorado Crop Progress Drought Monitor Reports

    Here with last weeks NASS crop progress and U.S. Drought Monitor Report is Market Reporter Lindsay Burnet from the Greeley USDA office.

  • 25 Years of Beef Quality Improvement

    The National Beef Quality Audit marks twenty-five years of continuous improvement this year, as it makes plans to release its latest audit findings this summer.

  • Honey Bee Health Survey

    Bee pollinators contribute more than $200 billion in revenue from vegetable, fruit and nut production in the U.S.

  • Annual 4-H Foundation Golf Tournament

    On Friday, June 2nd the Colorado 4-H Foundation is hosting a golf tournament at the Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club in Windsor.

  • CO Fruit and Vegetable Growers Share Concerns in Washington, D.C.

    Last week Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association President Robert Sakata of Brighton traveled to the nation's capital where he joined Western Growers members in talking to members of Congress and the Trump administration about the challenges facing Colorado produce growers.

  • Food Safety Conference and Farm Fresh Directory

    With an update of several upcoming items, here is Colorado Department of Agriculture Marketing Specialist Wendy White with a reminder of a conference beginning tomorrow.

  • Annual Hay Directory Promotes Colorado Hay

    The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting listings for the 2017 Colorado Hay Directory.

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