Tag Archives: Colorado Department of Agriculture

Grants Available for Noxious Weed Removal

cdaMany Colorado residents have suffered from a number of natural disasters in recent years. Since 2012, Colorado has experienced six major wildfires that burned over 250,000 acres, and a major flood throughout the South Platte basin. The Colorado Department of Agriculture says Continue reading

Contest Open to Professional and Amateur Photographers

cdaThe 17th annual “Colorado…it’s AgriCultural” photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the state’s agricultural heritage. For the first time, this year’s contest will only accept digital entries. Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar says the contest “is a great way to Continue reading

VS Quarantines Being Released

cdaAs of this week, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 65 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS); 261 of the 326 quarantines have now been released. Northwest Colorado is still VS free at this point, Continue reading

Vesicular Stomatitus Yet to Reach Northwest Colorado

cdaAs of Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 69 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS); 251 of the 320 quarantines have now been released. Fortunately, no cases have been Continue reading

VS Cases Increase; Quarantine Zones Decrease

cdaColorado’s Vesicular Stomatitis outbreak has so far stayed out of the northwest part of the state. As of Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 126 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for VS; 177 of the 303 Continue reading

Quarantines Continue for Vesicular Stomatitis

cdaAs of Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 189 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS); 88 of the 277 quarantines have now been released. Fortunately, the disease has not made Continue reading

Some Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantine Areas Released

cdaAs of Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 205 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS); 17 of the 222 total quarantines have now been released. Continue reading

Hay Directory Available to Farmers and Ranchers

cdaThe Colorado Department of Agriculture publishes the Colorado Hay Directory annually to help connect Colorado hay producers with buyers. The 2014 edition of the directory is now available to the public at no cost. The 28th edition features Continue reading

Quarantines Increasing Over Vesicular Stomatitus

cdaThe Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office currently has 184 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). Fortunately, none of the quarrentined areas are in this part of the state. The Continue reading

69 Locations Under Quarantine for Vesicular Stomatitus

cdaThe Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has placed 69 locations under quarantine after horses and one cow tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). The quarantines are located in Adams, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Continue reading

Ag Department Warns of Vesicular Stomatitus Outbreak

cdaAs the Moffat and Routt County Fairs approach, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has placed 21 locations under quarantine after horses tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). So far, none of Continue reading

Equine Herpes Confirmed, Horse Euthanized

horseThe Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has notified Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office that the horse which was showing signs consistent with Equine Herpes earlier this week tested Continue reading