Inside The BARN with CO Farm Bureau President Don Shawcroft…

The BARN , Briggsdale, CO – November 12, 2020 – Joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio by telephone is Don Shawcroft, President of the Colorado Farm Bureau and we will be discussing numerous topics that are impacting Colorado’s Agriculture Industry and CFB Members…

  • Election RECAP – Colorado & National Election – Eleven Initiatives were on CO’s ballot in 2020, including some that were supported and opposed by the CFB
  • National Popular Vote – OPPOSED but PASSED
  • Reintroduction of Gray Wolves – OPPOSED but PASSED
  • Gallagher Amendment Repeal – SUPPORTED & PASSED
  • State Income Tax Rate Reduction – SUPPORTED & PASSED
  • Voter Approval Requirement for Creation of Fee-Based Enterprises – SUPPORTED & PASSED
  • Paid Family and Medical Leave – OPPOSED but PASSED
  • Quick thoughts on the candidate races…
  • A look back and ahead of as Shawcroft retires as CFB President
  • His retirement plans
  • Colorado Farm Bureau’s Future according to Shawcroft
  • 2020 CFB Annual Meeting is now Virtual on Nov 21st in 10 locations – (Agenda & Registration Information – Nov 14th Deadline)
  • Detail the partnership between Well-Advised & CFB (FREE for CFB Members & The Well-Advised tool, available at
  • Importance of Water & Water Storage in Colorado and the West
  • & More

The Colorado Farm Bureau works to promote and protect the future of agriculture and rural values – RURAL STRONG.

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11-12-20 Inside The BARN with CO Farm Bureau President Don Shawcroft...

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.