CDA Reminder: Agricultural Workforce Development Program Applications are due by Feb 15th!

Reminder: Applications are due February 15 for the Agricultural Workforce Development Program, which provides incentives to agricultural businesses, including farms and ranches, to hire interns. Qualified businesses may be reimbursed up to 50% of the actual cost of hiring an intern, not to exceed $5,000 per internship.

Applications are being accepted for the time period of April 1 – June 30, 2019 as well as July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Funding of the 2019-2020 program is pending legislation.

The application and additional information are available online at www.colorado.gov/agmain.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian 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.