agriculture

16 women complete Annie's Project to empower women in agriculture

PROMO 660 x 440 Agriculture - Tractor Clouds Field - Chris Sorensen

Last month, 16 women successfully completed the first Annie's Project offered in southeast Colorado. Annie's Project is a six-week educational program designed to empower women in agriculture. Each week consisted of three hours of instruction and discussion covering the five areas of agricultural risk: financial, human resources, legal, marketing, and production. The program was sponsored by Farm Credit of Southern Colorado, Otero Junior College, and CSU Extension--Southeast Area.

Farm stewardship award nominations due April 19

PROMO 660 x 440 Agriculture - Colorado Corn - FEMA Colorado Corn

Two years ago, Colorado Corn Growers Association started the Farm Stewardship Award to recognize members in good standing who were demonstrating best management practices on their farm related to soil, water, and/ or air stewardship. Applications are due by April 19, 2019 revised from the original March 15 due date.

The winner will be announced during the Colorado Corn Annual Meeting in Greeley December 4, 2019.