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