Department of Agriculture

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Southeast Colorado Farmers Eligible For Drought Assistance

Federal officials have declared a drought-related disaster in southeast Colorado, making farmers and ranchers eligible for emergency help.


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Ag Department Warns Of Cattle Infection

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is warning cattle owners to test their herds for an infection that causes death or abortion of calves.


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Feds Boost Forecast For Colorado Winter Wheat Harvest

Rain that fell in May was enough to boost the federal forecast for Colorado’s winter wheat harvest this year.


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Ranchers: Cattle Losses Represent Lost Profits

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.


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John Salazar Closer To Taking Ag Post

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.