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Colorado’s economy is predicted to keep growing in 2020, but slower. Here’s what this means.

University of Colorado's annual economic report is optimistic for agriculture (except for small farmers), bearish on construction (but there’s lots of ongoing activity) and more.

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America trashes 40% of its food. A Colorado startup is connecting the discards to dinner tables.

FoodMaven is part of a movement to find buyers for $3.50/lb. New York strips, “ugly” fruit and local produce in order to cut into America's food waste problem.

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Feed the world in 2050? National Western-based consortium tackles food, workforce challenges

Big Ag, nonprofits and CSU incubate ideas to expand production and imagine jobs that don’t yet exist

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More Colorado workers will get breaks, must make $42,500 salary to be exempt from overtime under draft policy

The proposal represents a major win for Colorado labor groups, who have long been pushing for the changes -- although they didn’t get everything they wanted.

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Greeley still shuns marijuana, but it’s starting to embrace hemp as a new cash crop

The growing popularity of CBD and recognition in the federal Farm Bill are prompting marijuana opponents to take a second look at its non-psychoactive cousin

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Why Colorado’s corn farmers are getting hurt by China’s soybean tariff

Colorado’s not a big soybean state but indirect impact of trade wars has hit agriculture exports, which are down 15% this year

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Colorado farmers can’t get their food to the table. One startup wants to lend hands.

Lack of labor, broken contracts with suppliers are why some farmers leave the majority of what they grow in the field, contributing greenhouse gases to the atmosphere