Farmers around the country collectively intend to plant more corn this year, but growers in dry Colorado are holding back.
Farming is big business in Colorado and spring planting is just around the corner. After a dry winter recent moisture has been a godsend, but farmers are still worried about this year’s water supply.
Colorado lawmakers Thursday rejected a proposal that would have required genetically engineered food to be labeled, amid fears that the mandate would burden farmers and raise food prices.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Farmers in Weld County and in other parts of the Colorado plains are dealing with drought conditions.
A federal official says U.S. farmers shouldn’t be too concerned yet about stricter federal regulations on farm dust.
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