Product removed from CDA's list of pesticides that can be legally used on marijuana
An early morning sunrise viewed from a meadow, forest, mountain or plain, while listening to chimpmunks shuffle through the leaves, is just one of the timeless memories that await big-game, sheep and goat hunters this fall in Colorado.
USDA to Invest $150 Million in Conservation Stewardship Program to
Help Improve Working Lands
NRCS Now Accepting New and Renewal Options for Producers with Expiring Contracts
Colorado produces a wide variety of specialty crops, from peaches and apples to chiles and hops. To help develop and promote the state's specialty crops, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is seeking proposals for the Specialty Crops Block Grant Program. Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetables, dried fruits, and nursery crops including floriculture and sod.
Schleining Genetics will return to Lamar Community College in March for its popular artificial insemination (AI) course: Artificial Insemination Management. This is an intensive two credit, four-day class taught by Dallas Schleining. It is designed for individuals who have little to no experience with bovine reproduction as well as those who have taken an AI course in the past.
Food competition, celebration of state's ag industry one of the most popular events under the Golden Dome
A celebration of Colorado's ag producers and agribusinesses is set for Wednesday, March 16, at the Capitol Building in Denver.
Producers know their costs of producing crops and livestock continue to be high while market prices are going down. As profits decrease or there are losses, producers may have difficulty securing operating loans or have to take money from the savings they accumulated over the past few years of good prices. What are they to do?
By the Eads USDA Service Center
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
* CRP General signup - deadline for offers - Feb. 26, 2016 -
* Dec. 7, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2016 - 2016 ARC-PLC Enrollment
* March 15 - NAP application closing Date for spring seeded forage crops
* March 15 - July 15th - Primary Nesting Season for CRP. No practice or management activity allowed.
Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture deadline for early registration extended through Feb. 11
Those wanting to attend the Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture at a reduced rate are still in luck, as you have a little more time left to save on registration costs.
Rather than registration increasing from $150 to $200 after Feb. 4, event organizers are pushing the early-registration deadline back a week, to Thursday, Feb. 11.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
- CRP General signup - deadline for offers - Feb. 26, 2016 -
- Dec. 7, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2016 - 2016 ARC-PLC Enrollment
- Monday, February 15th - SERVICE CENTER CLOSED - President's Day
- March 15 - NAP application closing Date for spring seeded forage crops