Colorado Department of Agriculture
After the 2018 Farm Bill made hemp production legal, Colorado created rules for handling the new cash crop. “Green rush” farmers are worried the feds will make their work harder.
Agriculture is part of the climate change problem. Colorado wants farmers’ soil to be part of the solution.By Moe Clark Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
For farmers in a mental health crisis, it’s often tough to seek help. A Colorado program aims to begin conversations.By Joe Purtell Health Primary category in which blog post is published
A hemp green rush is remaking agriculture in Colorado — complete with get-rich CBD dreams and flimflam profiteersBy Nancy Lofholm Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Weather, moisture and bee activity lined up perfectly for the best peach season in years, but with visa applications already set in stone, growers need a basketful of workers.
Colorado cattle rustling’s colorful history helps modern brand inspectors keep up with a changing crime
Hundreds of cattle go missing every year in Colorado, most of them simply lost. But the state’s brand inspectors work to ensure thieves don’t cash in.
Beyond rush for CBD products, hemp-reinforced plastics pioneered by Henry Ford are in the works, but legal hurdles remain
The trade war with China had little to do with South Korea’s rise but future trade could impact Colorado’s beef industry
Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem
Congress has been debating for decades how to deal with the $50 billion problem of abandoned mines across the U.S.
Tourists report the smell of change wafting over the region, but not all orchardmen have bought into the latest cash crop