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Our vision is that Colorado agriculture be strong and vibrant, a key driver of the state’s economy, and recognized worldwide for its safe and abundant supply of high-quality food and agriculture products.
The mission of the Department of Agriculture is to strengthen and advance Colorado agriculture; promote a safe and high-quality food supply; protect consumers; and foster responsible stewardship of the environment and natural resources.
Most Requested Information
- Ag Stimulus Funding
- CHAMP Final Report
- Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing Program
- Industrial Hemp
- Pesticide Use in Cannabis Production Information
- Import Requirements
- Open Range and Fencing
- Job Opportunities
- Rules & Regulations
Ag Stimulus Updates
Colorado Proud Marketing and Technical Assistance grant program is now accepting applications. Learn more here. The deadline is November 1, 2021.
ACRE3 program is now accepting applications on a rolling basis. Application link is listed on the Agricultural Efficiency page.
Farm-to-Market Infrastructure Grant Program is now accepting applications. Application information can be found here. Those applications received by November 30, 2021 will be reviewed for Award Period #1 and those received by February 28, 2022 will be reviewed as part of Award Period #2. For each award period, $1 million will be available for grants, with up to $2 million to be awarded by June 30, 2022.
More information about Colorado's Agricultural Stimulus can be found on the Ag Stimulus page.
Farms & Ranches
Ag Commodity - Cattle & Calves
- ** NEW ** CHAMP Final Report
- ** NEW ** Move the Needle Grant
- Best in Show Photography Contest
- Pesticide Applicator Licensing Online Portal
- Rural Mental Health toolkit
- Colorado Food and Agriculture Gift Guide
- Inspection and Consumer Services Rulemaking
- Food Security Task Force
- Soil Health Initiative
- Vesticular Stomatitis Virus (VSV)
- Sunset Reviews
- Commissioner Kate Greenberg Bio & Photo
- Poultry Processing rules for small and mid-sized processors
- CHAMP Initiative
- Need a Colorado Premises ID Number?
- Hay Resources
- US Drought Monitor