Colorado Department Of Agriculture
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.
Colorado agriculture officials have released all quarantine and hold orders associated with a horse that tested positive for a potentially fatal virus.
An unprecedented number of Colorado corn farmers have returned to their fields after harvest to gather leftover corn stalks after a drought limited the supply of other cattle feed sources and led to higher stalk prices.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture has released a variety of activities for families to enjoy this autumn.
The drought conditions that have been in effect across much of Colorado this year have created a hay shortage, and hay prices in Colorado and other parts of the Rockies are at historic highs.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture says a cow that died in Logan County in northeast Colorado had anthrax, and about 50 other dead cattle at the same ranch may have been exposed.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture says two cases of West Nile virus have been diagnosed in horses in Fremont and Weld counties, representing the first cases of the disease reported in horses in the state this year.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture has canceled a quarantine placed on a Douglas County ranch after a horse was found with a potentially fatal horse virus.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture says a Delaware-based company is being fined for allegedly violating the state’s quarantine against the Japanese beetle.
Colorado sunflower producers are considering doubling the fee they pay on the crops they raise.