agriculture

USDA Update

USDA Update

By Eads USDA Service Center

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

*                CCC-633EZ - Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP) agreement and request - MUST BE SIGNED AND ON FILE WITH FSA OFFICE BEFORE HARVEST.  

*                2nd Tuesday each month - Farm Loan personnel in Kiowa County FSA Office. 

USDA Update

USDA Update

USDA Update

By Eads USDA Service Center

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

*                CCC-633EZ - Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP) agreement and request - MUST BE SIGNED AND ON FILE WITH FSA OFFICE BEFORE HARVEST.  

*                2nd Tuesday each month - Farm Loan personnel in Kiowa County FSA Office. 

Colorado Farmers Call on Senate to Pass National GMO-Labeling Standard

Agriculture - Generic

With less than two weeks left for the U.S. Senate to act before Vermont's GMO-labeling mandate takes effect and the negative consequences spread across the nation, Colorado leaders called on U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to urge Senate leadership to bring a bipartisan solution to the Senate floor for a vote.

Annual Publication Promotes Colorado Farmers’ Markets

Agriculture - Generic

'Tis the season for pop-up tents, community gatherings and local foods--farmers' markets.  The Colorado Department of Agriculture's 32nd annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory helps consumers find farmers' markets, roadside stands, u-picks, wineries and agritourism activities.

"When tents start popping up in parking lots, everyone gets excited," said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. "We are happy to provide this popular publication to residents and tourists looking to experience Colorado agriculture."

Wheat Committee Encourages Attending 2016 Colorado Wheat Field Days

Agriculture - Image of Wheat

The 2016 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 9-15 at eleven different variety trial sites throughout eastern Colorado. The field days are jointly hosted by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC), Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG), Colorado Wheat Research Foundation (CWRF) and Colorado State University (CSU) Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station.

CWAC President Dave Anderson of Haxtun encourages all wheat farmers to attend.