Recent News

March 18, 2014

Colorado Corn Growers Association and the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee are urging farmers to attend free, informational sessions on March 31 and April 1 in Burlington and Yuma. The meetings will highlight the changes in farm policy that will be brought about with the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.

The Burlington meeting will be March 31 at the Burlington Community Center, 340 S. 14th St. The Yuma meeting will be April 1 at the Irrigation Research Foundation Farm, 40161 Hwy 59. Both meetings run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a lunch provided.

March 18, 2014

JOIN the Coalition Against the Misleading Labeling Initiative

Individual membership - click here or for Organization membership - click here

March 14, 2014

This weekend's edition of FarmCast Radio features a presenation by Allan Reed at the Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture about consumer preferences. Reed also addressed the change from the classic "Got Milk" campaign. To listen, click the Media Center link at the top, then FarmCast Radio.

March 12, 2014

The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee’s Research Action Team is currently accepting project proposals for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Proposal submission is open through August 1, 2014, with greater opportunity for consideration if provided by  May 15, 2014.

Please provide a project proposal summary that identifies the following:

  • Problem/Opportunity to be addressed
  • Approach to be taken
  • Output/Results
  • Funding Request/Timeframe
  • Other Potential Collaborators

 

February 24, 2014

Recently President Obama and USDA Secretary Vilsack announced that the USDA Farm Service Agency will place a high priority on getting disaster assistance out to producers impacted by the loss of livestock and livestock forage in 2012 and 2013.  The two notices linked below have been provided to our county offices and are available to the public.

Livestock Forage Program (pdf)

Livestock Indemnity Payments (pdf)