The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is now accepting grant applications to distribute $748,000 in funding to counties, municipalities, conservation districts, and non-profit organizations and associations for projects that focus on controlling the state’s designated noxious weeds. The 2022 Noxious Weed Management Grants combine the Noxious Weed Fund and State and Private Forestry funds.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), through the Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act (PACFA) program, has summarily suspended the license of, and issued a cease and desist order to New Hope Rescue, Inc., an animal shelter facility in Colorado Springs. These actions require New Hope Rescue to immediately suspend all licensed activities related to the care of pet animals, including adoption, importation, transfer, foster, and any other action typically taken by a shelter or rescue.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for three positions which will become vacant in December on the Noxious Weed Advisory Committee. The Committee provides recommendations to the Department to help protect landowners, agricultural lands, and the environment.
Pork and hominy come together in a stew to warm the soul. Preparing and cooking stews that can feed groups of any size makes life a bit easier, especially during the holiday season.
Governor’s Budget Proposal Includes Funds to Preserve Agriculture in Republican and Rio Grande River Basins
The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) joined together in strong support of $15,000,000 “high impact” stimulus funds in Governor Polis’ FY 2022-2023 budget to preserve agriculture, meet interstate river compact obligations, and reduce rural economic impacts in the Republican and Rio Grande River basins .
Colorado farmers and ranchers are on the frontlines of climate change and are leading the way on climate-smart agricultural practices. CDA is working to develop a strategic plan to support the critical work being done in agriculture to address climate challenges faced by all Coloradans.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is taking the next major step in establishing the Colorado Agricultural Future Loans Program to support beginning and underserved farmers through low-interest loans.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is seeking applications for volunteers to serve on its Soil Health Program Advisory Committee to advise the Department and the Commissioner on matters regarding the newly formed Soil Health Program (HB 21-1181).
The Colorado State Veterinarian’s Office has given approval for Colorado licensed veterinarians to procure and administer Medgene Labs Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV2) vaccine under emergency use authorization.