agriculture

Every Successful Farm Starts With a Plan

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) was born out of troubled times -- the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s. Dust storms ravaged the nation's farmland, stripping away millions of tons of topsoil and carrying it all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.

In response to this disaster, the Soil Conservation Service--today's NRCS--worked side-by-side with farmers to help them recover and build sustainable farming solutions through soil conservation.

Food Safety Resources Available for Colorado Produce Growers

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Colorado produce growers can benefit from a grant the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) received from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Department has partnered with Colorado State University (CSU) Extension to offer a variety of resources to help farmers comply with the newly implemented Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. 

Colorado Corn Seeks Applications for Farm Stewardship Award

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Many Colorado farmers are implementing some of the latest-and-greatest production methods, aimed at improving efficiency on their farms, protecting our natural resources, and enhancing air and water quality. And the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) and Colorado Corn Growers Association (CCGA) want to honor producers taking these efforts to new heights.