Inside The BARN with CWCB’s Alex Funk detailing the Agricultural Emergency Drought Response Program

The BARN, Briggsdale, CO – August 18, 2020 – Following the Governor’s official drought declaration in Colorado, the Agricultural Emergency Drought Response Program – a temporary grant program to mitigate drought impacts – is now open and accepting applications, which would provide funding assistance to agricultural organizations for emergency drought related water augmentation purposes. Joining the Colorado Ag News Network & FarmCast Radio to discuss that program and much more is Alex Funk, Agricultural Water Resources Specialist at Colorado Water Conservation Board


For more information regarding the CWCB’s Agricultural Emergency Drought Response Program please contact Alex Funk, 303-866-3441 extension 3201, to determine if your organization qualifies for funding. If your organization does qualify for funding, submit a letter with a requested dollar amount and description of how those dollars will be spent to:

Colorado Water Conservation Board
Attn: Alex Funk
1313 Sherman Street, Room 718
Denver, CO 80203
Fax: 303-866-4474

The Colorado Water Conservation Board mission is to conserve, develop, protect and manage Colorado’s water for present and future generations. Learn more online @

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08-18-20 Inside The BARN with CWCB's Alex Funk detailing the Agricultural Emergency Drought Response Program

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.