National Agricultural Statistics Service

Fourth-grader Nick Babiak talks with CBS4's Suzanne McCarroll about Palisade peaches (credit: CBS)

4th Grader Finds Opposition As He Tries To Get The Peach As State Fruit

A fruit fight of sorts is taking place at the state Capitol as a very young lobbyist is urging the Legislature to name Palisade peaches as the state fruit. The debate has riled Colorado growers of other produce, including cantaloupe.


Wheat (credit: AFP/GettyImages)

Colorado Winter Wheat Harvest Forecast Scaled Back

Federal agriculture officials are scaling back their forecast for winter wheat production in Colorado this year.


Wheat (credit: AP)

Dry Conditions In Southern Colorado Hurting Wheat

Dry conditions in southern Colorado are hampering winter wheat.


(credit: CBS)

USDA: Number Of Colorado Farms, Ranches Fell In 2010

The number of Colorado farms and ranches appears to be slipping.



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