Department of Agriculture
Federal officials have declared a drought-related disaster in southeast Colorado, making farmers and ranchers eligible for emergency help.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is warning cattle owners to test their herds for an infection that causes death or abortion of calves.
Rain that fell in May was enough to boost the federal forecast for Colorado’s winter wheat harvest this year.
Farmers and ranchers said Tuesday that predators like coyotes are a huge problem, despite a federal report that found the number of cattle killed by the animals was minimal.
Former U.S. Rep. John Salazar faces a Senate confirmation hearing to move him a step closer to taking charge of the state Department of Agriculture.