Inside The BARN with the latest from the Colorado Department of Agriculture & the Colorado State Fair

Featuring Colorado Ag Commissioner Kate Greenberg & Colorado State Fair General Manager Scott Stoller

The BARN, Briggsdale, CO, August 6, 2020 – Joining the Colorado Ag News Network & FarmCast Radio is Colorado Agriculture Commissioner Kate Greenberg and special guest Colorado State Fair General Manager Scott Stoller and we’ll be discussing several topics including:

  • Colorado State Fair Releases 2020 On-Site and Virtual Activities Lineup
  • CDA’s reaction to JBS’ acquisition of Mountain States Rosen Lamb plant in Greeley; the consequential impacts to Colorado and the region’s lamb industry; as well as  thoughts on the new Colorado Lamb Processing Plant in Brush
  • Current market price concerns & potential assistance from Congress & USDA
  • CFAP – Coronavirus Food Assistance Program funding from USDA is helping Colorado producers
  • CDA’s Concerns for Agriculture worker health at feedlots, dairies, beef processing facilities
  • Farm Products and Commodity Handlers Sunset Legislation
  • National Farmers Market Week, Colorado Farmers Market Week Proclamation & August is Colorado Proud Month
  • CDA / Colorado Crisis Services’ Rural Mental Health Toolkit
  • & MORE

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The mission of the Department of Agriculture is to strengthen and advance Colorado agriculture; promote a safe, high quality, and sustainable food supply; and protect consumers, the environment, and natural resources. The vision of the Department of Agriculture is that Colorado agriculture be strong and vibrant, a key driver of the state’s economy, and recognized worldwide for its safe, affordable, and abundant supply of high quality food and agricultural products. If you would like to learn more about the Colorado Department of Agriculture, located @ 305 Interlocken Parkway in Broomfield, CO, give them a call @ 303-869-9000 or visit the CDA online @ www.colorado.gov/ag

08-06-20 Inside The BARN with the latest from the Colorado Department of Agriculture & the Colorado State Fair

 
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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.