Colorado Department Of Agriculture

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Colorado Officials Release Horse Quarantine

Colorado agriculture officials have released all quarantine and hold orders associated with a horse that tested positive for a potentially fatal virus.

02/07/2013

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High Corn Stalk Demand Has Colorado Farmers Back In Fields

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.

11/20/2012

Copter4 flew over the Botanic Gardens Chatfield location where the corn maze reflects support for local growers (credit: CBS)

State Ag Department Wants Families To Enjoy The Fall This Year

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has released a variety of activities for families to enjoy this autumn.

09/30/2012

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Hay Shortage Has Ripple Effect Across Colorado

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.

08/15/2012

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Anthrax Confirmed In Dead Cow In Northeast Colorado

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.

08/08/2012

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West Nile Virus Diagnosed In 2 Colorado Horses

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.

07/19/2012

Colorado Department of Agriculture (credit: colorado.gov)

Colorado Cancels Quarantine For Horse Virus

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.

06/12/2012

Firm Fined Over Japanese Beetle Quarantine

The Colorado Department of Agriculture says a Delaware-based company is being fined for allegedly violating the state’s quarantine against the Japanese beetle.

06/06/2012

Sunflower Producers Voting On Proposed Fee Hike

Colorado sunflower producers are considering doubling the fee they pay on the crops they raise.

06/01/2012

Colorado Reports 5 Spots Test Positive For Cattle STD

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.

05/31/2011

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