The Executive Committees are defined by elected position on each board, made up of the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, and Past President (in the case of the Growers Association). These committees review all Financial Statements, annually prepare and submit a proposed budget, conduct a review of the Executive Director and address other items or issues as designated by the respective Boards.
Market Development Action Team (MDAT)
The Market Development Action Team was established to oversee and provide input on various Colorado Corn market development projects. We are currently engaged in an ethanol Blender Pump Pilot project, implementing an ethanol infrastructure grant through an Advancing Colorado’s Renewable Energy (ACRE) program, United States Meat Export Federation funding, and many other promotional and educational activities.
The High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (HICAHS) is dedicated to the improvement of the occupational health, safety, and well-being of the residents of Colorado, the High Plains, and the Rocky Mountain Region.
Colorado Water Conservation Board Grant
Alternative Agricultural Water Transfer Methods
Ammonia Deposition Task Force Involvement
Research Action Team (RAT)
The Research Action Team was established to oversee and provide input on various Colorado Corn research projects. We are currently engaged in studies relating to Colorado Water Conservation Board “Alternatives to Buy and Dry”, Root Architecture Studies at the Irrigation Research Foundation Farm, Ammonia Volatilization & Deposition, Corn Production Best Management Practices Resource Manual, and Farm Safety Research Studies in collaboration with High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health & Safety (HICAHS).
June 3 deadline for signing up for ACRE in 2013
The deadline for the 2013 (and final) Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program is June 3. There are a number of reasons why growers may want to consider enrolling this year. Below is a summary from the Colorado State University Extension Office provided by John Deering of Washington County Extension. John is willing to address any questions that producers may have and can be reached at (970) 345-2287.
We work on behalf of our producers with the agricultural industry to provide essential market development, promotion, information, research, and critical resource protection.
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