Agriculture news and information from the Eads USDA Service Center in Kiowa County, Colorado.
Officials plan to expand a conservation program next year that pays farmers and ranchers to use less water.
The EEOC alleges that Midwest Farms failed to take preventative or corrective action.
The arrival of fall has farmers transitioning to the harvest season.
Officials across the states are bracing for possible impact.
Lawmakers must rewrite the sweeping farm bill every five years.
Prowers County Extension, in conjunction with Baca County Extension and Bent County Extension, is offering two in-person Pesticide license recertification workshops. Pesticide Applicator licenses are valid for three years expiring on the applicator's birthday. During this three-year period the applicators are required to earn continuing education credits to be eligible to renew their license without having to retest. These workshops meet the core requirements for Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators licensed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
- NOVEMBER 15, 2023 - FALL ACREAGE REPORTING DEADLINE
- DECEMBER 1, 2023 - NAP APPLICATON FOR COVERAGE DEADLINE - Alfalfa and Grass
- JANUARY 30, 2024- LIVESTOCK FORAGE PROGRAM or LFP - Kiowa County eligible.
Rural advocates are supporting the Farmland for Farmers Act in Congress.
The federal government is moving a step closer to allowing Colorado's voter-approved plan.