Inside The BARN with ASI’s Chase Adams…

The BARN – Briggsdale, CO – May 13, 2020 – Joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio to discuss the sheep industry and the challenges faced by its producer members is Chase Adams, Senior Policy and Information Director, American Sheep Industry Association. Topics include:

  • Chase’s background and what lead him to the ASI
  • COVID-19 Impact on you & your family as well as the impacts on the U.S. Sheep Industry & its Producer Members
  • COVID-19 Wreaking Havoc on Lamb & Wool Prices
  • COVID Relief needs of the Sheep Industry
  • ASI completed the development of the Secure Sheep and Wool Supply Plan for Business Continuity in a Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak
  • The ASI led coalition in expressing support for Wildlife Services and the role it plays in protecting the food supply chain and human health
  • ASI’s position and thoughts regarding Colorado’s Ballot Initiative to Reintroduce Wolves into the state
  • Learn more about the the opposition of the reintroduction of gray wolves into the state by visiting Coloradoans Protecting Wildlife –
  • Positive Federal  Lands Issues
  • Update on Grazing turnout this spring on BLM and Forest Service lands
  • NEPA rulemaking and Grazing Regulations
  • How YOU can learn more about the ASI
  • Upcoming ASI or Colorado Wool Growers events
  • Final thoughts


You can learn more about the ASI organziation and its membership online at The American Sheep Industry – Your Industry Advocate since 1865

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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.