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Commissioner of Agriculture Kate Greenberg has issued the following statement of opposition regarding Renewable Water Resources' proposal to export water from the San Luis Valley:
By Commissioner Kate Greenberg
Last week I returned from the United Kingdom after my first international agricultural mission as Commissioner.
Recognize and honor the tradition, heritage, and future of Colorado’s ag industry.
Every year, Ag Week celebrates and showcases the best of Colorado agriculture to state lawmakers. This year, members of Colorado Agriculture Council and the staff of the Colorado Department of Agriculture will gather at the Colorado State Capitol to bring awareness and understanding of Colorado's ag industry to lawmakers.
Get caught up with CDA activities with one stop!
Recently, the Governor of Nebraska announced a funding initiative to pursue a $500 million canal project to divert water from the South Platte River in Colorado. CDA has been in close contact with the Department of Natural Resources and the State Engineer’s Office, which has a strong understanding of the South Platte River Compact.
The Marshall Fire damaged or destroyed over a thousand homes and businesses in Boulder County, when it burned over 6,000 acres of land. In addition to tightly packed urban residences, this geographic region also includes small ranches, backyard horses and livestock, as well as open space and grazing with commercial livestock.
A new year means new programs and new opportunities to engage with CDA. We are especially proud of our partnerships and want you to be part of them, too!
Emergency crews are still assessing the damage and losses from the Marshall and Middlefork Fires, but we know that yesterday's devastating fires left hundreds of families without homes.