Colorado Department Of Agriculture
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.
State agriculture officials say that as of Friday, there have been five locations in Colorado that tested positive for a disease that can cause fertility problems in cows.
Officials say the number of confirmed cases of a fatal horse virus in Colorado has risen to six.