Tag Archives: Farm Bill

Farm Service Plans Meeting in Craig

USDA-300USDA Colorado Farm Service Agency (FSA) along with Colorado State University (CSU) Extension will host multiple Farm Bill meetings and producers are urged to attend. FSA and CSU Extension will discuss the Price Loss Coverage Continue reading

Hickenlooper Announces Salazar Retirement

john-salazar-flag-293Governor John Hickenlooper announced today that John Salazar, Colorado’s Commissioner of Agriculture, will retire at the beginning of January 2015. He has served in the role since 2011. The announcement came in a press release. Salazar served three terms representing Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District and was a member of the House Agriculture Committee, Veteran’s Affairs Committee, and the Continue reading

USDA Provides Funds to Universities and Extension Offices

USDA-300Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $6 million to universities and cooperative state extension services to develop online decision tools Continue reading

Forest Service to Begin Expediting Beetle Treatment

BARK-BEETLEThe U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is primed to begin using its new authority to expedite the treatment process for forest land that has been damaged by insects and disease. In testimony Wednesday before the Continue reading