Statement from CO Farm Bureau President on Farm Bill Passage

 The following statement can be attributed to Don Shawcroft, president of the Colorado Farm Bureau:

Denver, Colo. —The following statement is attributed to Don Shawcroft, president of the Colorado Farm Bureau:

“The passage today of the 2018 farm bill is welcome news for Colorado farmers and ranchers. Not only will it ensure the safety net for producers, maintain and expand environmental stewardship programs, promote international trade and provide needed support to disadvantaged families, it removes future uncertainty for an industry struggling amongst low commodity prices.”

“We urge the President to quickly sign the legislation and deliver some welcome good news to Colorado farmers and ranchers this Christmas season.”

Colorado Farm Bureau is the state’s largest grassroots organization with more than 25,000 members across Colorado. CFB seeks to promote and protect the future of agriculture and rural values. Learn more about the Colorado Farm Bureau and become a member online @


By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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