Colorado Department Of Agriculture

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Billboards Call For Action Against Fort Collins Lab Using Beagles For Research

Unusual billboards are going up around Denver asking that drug testing on beagles be stopped, and they specifically blast one testing lab in Fort Collins.

11/22/2014

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle (credit: James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Ash Borer Detected In New Places In Boulder

The Colorado Department of Agriculture says a destructive beetle called the emerald ash borer has been detected in additional places in Boulder.

07/31/2014

Colorado Department of Agriculture (credit: colorado.gov)

Colorado Adopts Regulations For Hemp Farming

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has adopted the state’s first industrial hemp rules that went into effect before New Year’s Day.

01/02/2014

Ash borer (credit: pest.ca.uky.edu)

Tree Quarantine Set In Boulder To Stop Beetle

Officials battling the spread of a destructive beetle in Boulder County have quarantined firewood and ash.

11/12/2013

Ash borer (credit: pest.ca.uky.edu)

New Invasive Beetle Could Wipe Out 1/5th Of Metro Area Trees

Agriculture officials say an invasive insect responsible for the death of tens of millions of ash trees in almost two dozen states has been detected for the first time in Colorado.

09/29/2013

Ash borer (credit: pest.ca.uky.edu)

Invasive Emerald Ash Borer Found In Colorado

Agriculture officials say an invasive insect responsible for the death of tens of millions of ash trees in almost two dozen states has been detected for the first time in Colorado.

09/28/2013

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Pig Virus Migrates To U.S., Threatens Pork Prices

Pork prices may be on the rise in the next few months because of a new virus that has migrated to the U.S, killing piglets in 15 states at an alarming rate in facilities where it has been reported.

07/10/2013

Fourth Colorado Case Of Livestock Rabies Confirmed

A bull that died of rabies in Weld County is the fourth confirmed case of Colorado livestock infected by the virus this year, the state agriculture department announced.

07/10/2013

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Colorado Ag Officials Report 2 Equine Health Concerns

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is warning of two diseases that have affected horses in the state recently.

04/30/2013

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Decision Time For Colorado Farmers As Drought Looms

Brown stalks of corn sliced off a few inches above the ground stretch across a field at Ackerman Farms north of Fort Collins, where Eldon Ackerman’s family has farmed since 1928.

03/23/2013

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