Tag Archives: agriculture

Moe Goes To Washington, Asks Trump To Visit MOCO

Moffat County Commissioner Frank Moe was in Washington D. C. this week, to talk with members of the Trump Administration. Moe says the 3 1/2 hour meeting at the White House on Monday was very informative and beneficial. He met with Continue reading

Submit Recipes For Custom Cookbook

The Moffat County Cattlewomen are preparing a cookbook to help commemorate the 100 year Moffat County Fair, and they are looking for the community to submit recipes. All Continue reading

34 Workers Died In Wyoming Last Year

Thirty four people lost their lives in workplace fatalities last year in Wyoming. According to a new report from Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, this is the same number of people who died on the job in 2015. The majority of deaths occurred on Wyoming Continue reading

Mitsch Bush Announces Plan To Challenge Tipton

Diane Mitsch Bush of Steamboat Springs has announced that she will challenge Representative Scott Tipton for Colorado’s Third U.S. Congressional District seat in 2018. Mitsch Bush is currently serving in the State Legislature and has formerly served as a Routt County Commissioner. Mitsch Bush, who was elected to the Colorado Legislature in Continue reading

Sign Up For Crop Coverage

 There is still time to sign up for the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage through the US Department of Agriculture, for the year 2017 crop year. More than $7 billion in payments were made last year to producers under the two programs. Those who fail to sign up by the deadline, which is Continue reading

Listing Due Soon For Colorado Hay Directory

Listings for the 2017 Colorado Hay Directory are being accepted now by The Colorado Department of Agriculture. The deadline to submit a listing for the directory is June 16th and will cost $25. The Colorado Hay Directory helps hay producers Continue reading

2017 Agriculture Census Coming Soon

Colorado farmers and ranchers will have the opportunity this year to represent their industry by taking part in the 2017 Census of Agriculture.  The census is Continue reading

TMH Looks To Save $100K Per Month

The Memorial Hospital  at Craig could save around $100,000 a month if they are successful in refinancing a loan they have through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. TMH is currently working on a $37.6 million refinance loan with the United States Department of Agriculture. The effective interest rate on the Continue reading

Colorado Farmers Can Sign Up For Financial Protection

department of AGTime is running out for Colorado farmers and ranchers to enroll for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage for the 2016 crop year. To receive benefits from these programs, farmers and ranchers must sign a contract before Continue reading

Club 20 Meeting In Steamboat

club 20-229A CLUB 20 summer committee meeting will take place this week in Steamboat. CLUB 20 is an organization of  counties, communities, businesses, individuals and associations from Western Colorado that look to promote, and develop area resources, to support a Continue reading

Get Your Hay In The Hay Directory

department of AGListings for the 2016 Colorado Hay Directory are now being accepted by The Colorado Department of Agriculture. The Colorado Hay Directory helps hay producers in the state market their product to hay buyers. The deadline to Continue reading

Industrial Hemp Program In Colorado

colorado-state-seal-300A new program aimed at bringing industrial hemp into mainstream agriculture has been introduced by The Colorado Department of Agriculture. Seeds that are produced and conditioned under this program will be issued “CDA Approved Certified Seed” tags through the Colorado Seed Growers Association (CSGA) if the production standards are met. According too the CSGA this would be the first certified hemp seed program in the country, and the first experiment of its kind to take place in Colorado. Colorado has been on the cutting edge of this emerging industry, and this Continue reading