agriculture

Colorado is Home to First U.S.-Bred Certified Hemp Seed

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In the race to develop a successful, viable hemp industry, Colorado is now home to the first U.S.-bred hemp seed to qualify as Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA) certified seed.  "This is an exciting time for the industrial hemp industry.  It seems breeding, technology, and information advances are happening at the speed of light; this is a giant step for American hemp farmers," said Duane Sinning, CDA's Division of Plant Industry Assistant Director.

USDA Update

Agriculture USDA Service Center Update

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • CRP Contract Management - Contact FSA or NRCS with questions.  Producers have been notified of required completion dates.
  • County Committee Meeting - TBA
  • NOW!! - File form CCC-633 EZ page 1 with FSA before losing beneficial interest to maintain Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP) eligibility.  (To request payments, producers need to submit page 2 of the CCC-633EZ)