Press Release

10 Ways to Celebrate Colorado Agriculture This Holiday Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 25, 2020
Contact:  Mary Peck, 720-428-0441, mary.peck@state.co.us


Broomfield, Colo. - It’s the giving season and the Colorado Department of Agriculture has 10 ideas for your holiday list. In a year that has brought many challenges to ag-producing families and local small businesses, supporting Colorado’s vibrant agriculture industry through these diverse giving opportunities is more impactful than ever:

Mental Health Support Available to Communities Statewide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 24, 2020
Contact:  Mary Peck, 720-428-0441, mary.peck@state.co.us


Broomfield, Colo. - In a year that has resulted in increased strain on mental health, and with the arrival of the holiday season, the Colorado Departments of Agriculture, Human Services and Public Health and Environment remind Coloradans that support is available to people in every Colorado county through a number of different resources:

Colorado Department of Agriculture Launches New and Improved Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2020
Contact:  Mary Peck, 720-428-0441, mary.peck@state.co.us


Broomfield, Colo. - The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) today launched a new website to better serve the hundreds of thousands of visitors who access the Department’s site for ag-related information, data, license renewals, public meeting schedules, current industry news and more.

Nearly 60,000 Radio Frequency Identification Livestock Ear Tags Distributed Statewide in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 17, 2020
Veterinarians and Livestock Owners Contact:  Colorado State Veterinarian’s Office, 303-869-9130
Media Contact:  Mary Peck, 720-428-0441, mary.peck@state.co.us

 


Broomfield, Colo. - Since the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began offering the option of no-cost Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) livestock ear tags in early 2020, the state veterinarian’s office has dispensed 59,120 tags across Colorado. 

Apply Now for Agricultural Internship Funds to Support the 2021 Growing Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 12, 2020
Contact: Mary Peck, 720-428-0441, mary.peck@state.co.us

Broomfield, Colo. - The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is now accepting applications for the Agricultural Workforce Development Program (AWDP) which will provide funding to agricultural businesses to hire interns for the 2021 growing season.