Results of the Winter Wheat Seedings by Variety Survey, 2019 Crop, conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office.
Agricultural conditions across Colorado for the week ending March 17, 2019.
News and information from the USDA Service Center in Eads, Kiowa County, Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture and the Colorado Energy Office are seeking applicants for agricultural energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The total amount available for assistance in FY 2019 is $250,000. The funding is available to Colorado agricultural irrigators, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, and cold storage facilities.
Three Colorado ranches are finalist for conservation efforts in agriculture.
Eads USDA Service Center Staff
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
* PURCHASING NAP COVERAGE DEADLINE -March15thfor crops of sorghum forage and common millet.
* FSA Farm Loan personnel in Eads Office - April 9th
* MFP production deadline - May 1, 2019
* COC Meeting - March 19th- 9:00 a.m.
Last month, 16 women successfully completed the first Annie's Project offered in southeast Colorado. Annie's Project is a six-week educational program designed to empower women in agriculture. Each week consisted of three hours of instruction and discussion covering the five areas of agricultural risk: financial, human resources, legal, marketing, and production. The program was sponsored by Farm Credit of Southern Colorado, Otero Junior College, and CSU Extension--Southeast Area.
Beginners, as well as seasoned showmen, will learn tips for the best presentation of their animals.
The Colorado Foundation for Agriculture is seeking candidates to serve on its board of directors and advisory committee.
Colorado cattle on feed report for January 2019.