Colorado Supreme Court Agrees that Livestock Initiative 16 (PAUSE) Can’t Proceed
June 21, 2021 - In a 7-0 decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled today that the State Title Board incorrectly gave a green light to Initiative 2020-21 #16, an unprecedented measure that will criminalize historic farming and ranching practices across Colorado.
Colorado Cattlemen's Association 154th Annual Convention Kicks Off Today in Grand Junction
June 21, 2021 - Colorado Cattlemen’s Association’s (CCA) Annual Convention kicks off today! It’s shaping up to be an event you won’t want to miss, with a lot happening between now and Wednesday. There are three rounds of committee meetings scheduled for today that will focus on updates, education, and lively policy discussions.
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USDA Launches Grant Program to Help Expand Regional Economies and Create High-Wage Jobs in Distressed Rural Communities
June 15, 2021 - United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Karama Neal today unveiled a new grant program to help rural communiti...
USDA Announces Additional Aid to Ag Producers and Businesses in Pandemic Assistance for Producers Initiative
June 15, 2021 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. Earlier this...