Inside The BARN with Colorado’s State Veterinarian Dr. Maggie Baldwin, DVM…

BRIGGSDALE, CO – May 18, 2021 – Joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio at this time is Dr Maggie Baldwin, DVM, the NEW State Veterinarian at the Colorado Department of Agriculture…first off welcome inside the BARN discussing her new role, background, responsibilities and the latest on the livestock disease front too.

Topics include:

  • Equine / Horse Update
  • Bovine / Cattle Update
  • Porcine / Hog Update
  • Avian – Poultry Update
  • Ovine / Lamb Update
  • Rabies Update for ALL livestock
  • Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease
  • Secure Food Supply Plan now in place
  • Advice for Livestock Exhibitors attending County Fairs, Jackpot Shows & 2021 CO State Fair
  • Upcoming Ag Events in Colorado Dr Baldwin will attend & speak at (CCA’s Annual Meeting in Grand Junction & CVMA)
  • Upcoming Animal Health Exercises the CDA will take part in
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ABOUT THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

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. To Learn more visit www.colorado.gov/ag

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.