Recent News

January 22, 2015

The 34 organizations and members that make up the Colorado Ag Council are again partnering with the Food Bank of the Rockies in celebrating National Ag Day. In doing so, they are asking for your help to raise $100,000 in cash and food products for those in need.

January 20, 2015

Colorado Corn executive director Mark Sponsler will take part in a nitrogen volatility discussion during the Colorado Farm Show in Greeley.

January 20, 2015

The Colorado 4-H Foundation recently awarded the following grants to help those areas and programs strengthen their 2015 4-H efforts:

January 15, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced Ron Carleton as the new counselor to the EPA Administrator for agricultural policy this week. 

 

Carleton had been the deputy commissioner at the Colorado Department of Agriculture since June 2012. Prior to this role, he worked for over 30 years in the U.S. Congress covering not only agricultural issues, but also energy, environment, water and land management issues.

January 15, 2015

Snowpack and reservoir levels across Colorado were right about normal on Jan. 1, with some of the state's major basins seeing numbers well above average, according to a recent report from the Colorado Natural Resources Conservation Service office. Fairing the best was the northern half of the state, where the South Platte, Colorado and Yampa/White river basins all saw their reservoirs and snowpack at well above average levels.

 

Snowpack 

(River basin - percent of historic average)

1. Colorado - 114

2. Arkansas - 114