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Can’t Wait to Eat Local? Find Your Colorado-Grown Products in the 2022 Farm Fresh Directory

As Coloradans look forward to returning to typical summer activities, farmers’ markets and fresh produce stands are once again top destinations for outdoor excursions. The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s 38th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory will help consumers find farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, and more in their local areas.

USDA Confirms Detection of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Commercial Operation In Montrose County

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) has confirmed the detection of Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza (HPAI) virus in a commercial poultry operation in Montrose County. 

Avian influenza does not present a food safety risk; poultry and eggs are safe to eat when handled and cooked properly. No human cases of avian influenza viruses have been detected in the United States.