Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Kate Greenberg clarifies "MeatOut Day" and the importance of agriculture to the state.
Agriculture news and information from the Eads USDA Service Center in Kiowa County, Colorado.
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Working in meatpacking plants has always been dangerous. A recent study shows that it became deadlier in the era of COVID-19, even as company profits soared.
Agricultural prices received in January 2021 for the USDA mountain states region.
January 2021 chickens and eggs report for the USDA mountain states region and United States.
It has come to the attention of Colorado Cattlemen's Association (CCA) that a national movement, MeatOut Day, is spreading across the country and most recently affecting Colorado. A proclamation has been allegedly signed by the governor of Colorado supporting March 20, 2021, as a MeatOut Day where citizens are encouraged to not eat any meat products. We are verifying the accuracy of the designation in Colorado, but regardless this national movement is harmful and falsely critical of agriculture and meat production.
Colorado State University Extension conducts an annual survey of custom rates charged for various crop and livestock operations and lease arrangements in Colorado in the preceding year.
United States livestock slaughter highlights for January 2021 from the USDA.
Colorado crop progress and condition report for February 2021 from the USDA.