Today, children across the state celebrated Colorado Proud School Meal Day. Hosted annually by the Colorado Departments of Agriculture and of Education, this day celebrates Colorado agriculture and educates K-12 school kids about healthy eating – and about where their food comes from.
From all corners of the state, high schoolers converged in Divide, Colorado to learn about natural resource conservation in a week-long immersive Camp Rocky experience. Throughout the week, 31 campers delved into the world of resource stewardship, learning about the importance of protecting and preserving our environment.
Blockchain is an emerging technology that has seen increased use across the agricultural supply chain, and the Colorado Department of Agriculture is sharing a series of educational videos to address general questions and concerns about blockchain technology. Funded through House Bill 22-1053, the four videos are helping explain how blockchain can help agricultural businesses across the world create efficiencies and increase profit.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture has sponsored 40 young people to be part of the Youth Summit at tomorrow’s Colorado Food Summit, so they can learn how Colorado agriculture and food systems work together. Through CDA’s strategic focus on supporting future generations in ag, the Department sponsored the registration fees and attendance costs for young people from across Colorado to attend the Food Summit.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is launching a new grant program to support the next generation in agriculture through scholarships, career development, and other leadership training opportunities.
The Colorado State Fair is calling all kids to head to the 2020 State Fair Day Camp--from the safety of their own homes. The virtual, first-ever State Fair camp will be held on four afternoons from Monday, August 31 through Thursday, September 3, beginning at 3:30 p.m. each day.