The USDA encourages farmers to complete these five steps once spring planting is complete.
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The USDA is guaranteeing up to $1 billions in loans for ag producers and rural business during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
USDA Farm Service Agency will allow farmers with farm loans who have been affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to have their next payment set aside.
Two weeks after extreme drought returned to Colorado, the impacted area has continued to expand according to the latest report from the National Drought Mitigation Center.
Extreme conditions expanded to the west and south, reaching portions of Montezuma, Dolores San Miguel and Ouray counties. All or portions of San Juan, La Plata, Archuleta, Hinsdale, Mineral, Saguache, Rio Grande, Conejos, Alamosa, Costilla, Custer, Huerfano and Las Animas counties in south central Colorado were in the third worst category on the drought scale during the prior week.
United States livestock slaughter report for April 2020 from the USDA.
April 2020 chickens and eggs report for the USDA mountain states region, including Colorado and Utah.
April 2020 cattle on feed report for Colorado and the United States from the USDA.
The Coronovirus Food Assistance Program will send $16 billion directly to farmers and ranchers for losses related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Colorado crop progress and conditions as reported by the USDA for the week ending May 17, 2020.
Agriculture news and information from the Eads USDA Service Center in Kiowa County, Colorado.