USDA using phased reopening to maximize safety of employees and producers during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Colorado offices and service centers are expected to open soon.
USDA chickens and eggs report for May 2020 for Colorado, Utah and the United States.
Colby Livestock Auction LLC in Kansas and Leland R. Wilson have been fined after failing to maintain the company's custodial account during two months in 2016.
Colorado crop progress and conditions as reported by the USDA for the week ending June 21, 2020
Agriculture news and information from the Eads USDA Service Center in Kiowa County, Colorado.
Diseases in the world's major crops are threatening food security - and may adapt rapidly to environmental conditions. They may be harder to control than previously believed.
The 2020 CSU Virtual Wheat Field Days videos are now available for viewing, and include a series of videos that feature:
The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,010,000 head as of June 1, 2020. This latest inventory is 6 percent above last month's inventory but 5 percent below the June 1, 2019 inventory.
Cattle feeders with 1,000 head or larger capacity marketed an estimated 140,000 head of fed cattle during May 2020, 17 percent above last month but 7 percent below the May 2019 marketings.
Colorado crop progress and conditions from the USDA for the week ending June 14, 2020.
Agricultural producers in Colorado have received nearly $22 million in support from the USDA under the federal CARES Act.