CO Ag News (CANN)

Covering Colorado’s Ag News with Two Reports each Weekday

The BARN & the Colorado Agriculture News Network’s mission is to provide information to producers, Ag industry affiliates, and consumers in order to make decisions on and off farms. Listen to state officials, farmers, ranchers and experts to get the information you need, when you need it! There are two programs available daily for affiliate radio stations. Tune into the station nearest you!

Eastern Colorado Region Radio Affiliates

(KRFD, KPMX, KPRB, KBLJ, KTHN, KVAY, KFKA, KSTY, KSIR, KCGC, KLMR or KVAY & High Plains Media)

Western Colorado Region Radio Affiliates

(KRTZ, KWUF, KSBV, KDGO, KPKE, KEJJ, KSLV, KYDN, KUBC)

The CANN Reports are usually posted by 2 pm MT the day prior…

For CoAgNews Archives – CLICK HERE

Wednesday, October 27th

CANN #1 – Crops Sector Received 65% of PPP Loans for Agriculture in 2020 & USB: Future of Farming Demands High-Speed Internet Solutions

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CANN #2 – USDA Invests $21 Million in Effort to Help Producers Build Drought Resilience & NIFA Invests $25M in Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

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Wednesday, October 27th

CANN #1 – Higher Food Prices Should Ease a Bit in 2022 & 2021 Thanksgiving Dinner Will Cost More

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CANN #2 – Senators Want Meeting with Biden to Talk Biofuels & Thieves are Coming After Precision Ag Equipment

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Tuesday, October 26th

CANN #1 –Growth Energy Comments on Legislation to Repeal RFS & Fuel Price Increases Should Slow Soon

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CANN #2 –  AFT Selects Land Transfer Experts to Help New Farmer Generation & Students Leaders Prepare for the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo

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Monday, October 25th

CANN #1 –NCGA Joins Groups Commenting on Supply Chain Issues & Ethanol Output Back to Pre-COVID Levels

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CANN #2 –  IRS Anti-Surveillance Bill Introduced in Senate & USDA Makes $1.15 Billion Available to Access High-Speed Internet

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Friday, October 22nd

CANN #1 -Ranch Group Withholds Endorsement of Contract Library Bill & Thursday a Busy Day for House Ag Committee

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CANN #2 –  Vilsack Offers Support to Striking Deere Workers & Potential 2022 Supply Chain Issues for Herbicides

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Thursday, October 21st

CANN #1 – Senator Jerry Sonnenberg on Deere Strike

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CANN #2 –  Vilsack, Villalobos meeting Focused on Trade, ASF and Climate Change & House Lawmakers Introduce Cattle Library Contracts Bill

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Wednesday, October 20th

CANN #1 – CDA & the Soil Health Advisory Committee Application

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CANN #2 –  Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering Announcement

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Tuesday, October 19th

CANN #1 – Farm, Biofuel Groups Warn White House on RFS Cuts 

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CANN #2 –  Fuel Prices Continue Increase & 2022 World Ag Expo Chairman Announced

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Monday, October 18th

CANN #1 – Colorado Corn Administrative Committee Election Results

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CANN #2 –  NASS Collecting Additional Information on Local Food Practices & U.S. Fertilizer Industry Commits 70-million Acres to Nutrient Stewardship

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Friday, October 15th

CANN #1 – Colorado Farm Bureau vs. Boulder County – Asking for action against GMO Ban 

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CANN #2 –  Online Tool Offers Drought-Stricken Ranchers Compensation Estimate for Transportation Costs & John Deere Workers Go on Strike

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Thursday, October 14th

CANN #1 – Checkoff Unveils Undeniably Dairy Campaign Evolution to Reach Gen Z & Premier Farm Credit GRO Applications Open

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CANN #2 – Lawmakers Alert USTR of Chinese Influence in Latin America & Drew Brees Joins a New Team

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Wednesday, October 13th

CANN #1 – U.S. Corn and Soybean Production up From September & USDA Launches First Phase of Soil Carbon Monitoring Efforts through CRP

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CANN #2 – USTR Tai Meets with Chinese Counterpart & Shipping Container Rates Easing

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Tuesday, October 12th

CANN #1 – FSA Office Staffing, AFS Vaccine Raised at House Ag Livestock Hearing

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CANN #2 –   USDA Commits $25 Million for Programs reaching Underserved Communities & Oil Prices Reach 7 Year High, Gas Prices Surge

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Monday, October 11th

CANN #1 – CDA To Award Nearly $1M To Help Colorado Specialty Crops Recover From Pandemic

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CANN #2 –    Ethanol Export Numbers Good Despite COVID-19 Biden Administration Can’t Get Conservation Win “On Paper”

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Friday, October 8th

CANN #1 –    Farmer-led Coalition Advancing $100/acre Climate Policy Plan & USDA Announces Plan to Integrate Climate Adaptation Into its Missions and Programs

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CANN #2 –    EPA Announces Appointment of Rod Snyder as EPA Agriculture Advisor& USDA Awards $248 Million for International School Feeding Projects

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Thursday, October 7th

CANN #1 –   USDA Announces Investment in Sustainable Agricultural Research & USDA Introduces New Insurance Policy for Farmers Who Sell Locally

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CANN #2 –   FNS Invests Nearly $53 Million in SNAP Administration & Report: Government Interference in Cattle Markets has Consequences

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Wednesday, October 6th

CANN #1 –  FARM Act Seeks oversite on Foreign Ag Farmland Investments & West Greeley Conservation District Ag Symposium

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CANN #2 –  Barchart Cuts Crop Production Forecasts and Yield & EPA Announces $21.7 Million in Grant Funding for Rural Water Projects

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Tuesday, October 5th

CANN #1 –  U.S. Trade Rep Tai Completes Review, Offers Steps Forward on China & Growth Energy Takes RVP to the Supreme Court

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CANN #2 –  Biden Agenda Bill Aims to End Ethanol Use Altogether Says Illinois Rep. Davis 

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Monday, October 4th

CANN #1 – Continuing Resolution Provides Much Needed Disaster Assistance for Agriculture & Biden Administration to Unveil China Trade Strategy on Monday

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CANN #2 – District Court Allows R-CALF Lawsuit to Proceed & Cattlemen’s Foundation Accepting Applications for Beef Industry Scholarships

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Friday, October 1st

CANN #1 – US Corn Ending Stocks Down 36% From September 2020 & USDA Announces ASF Vaccine Candidate

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CANN #2 – ERS Study Shows Meatpackers Role in COVID Spread & NIFA Invests $10 Million for Food Safety Outreach, Training and Education

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Thursday, September 30th

CANN #1 – USDA Announces Investment Package on Climate, Agriculture & NPPC Welcomes USDA Investment on ASF Prevention

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CANN #2 – Joint Initiative Seeks to Promote Competition in the Beef Supply Chain & NFU Pleased Lawsuit Against the “Big 4” Packers Moving Forward

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Wednesday, September 29th

CANN #1 – Lawmakers Urging Administration to Increase Biofuels Usage

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CANN #2 – AFBF, NPPC File Prop. 12 Appeal to Supreme Court & Beyond Meat to Offer Chicken Imitator in Grocery Stores

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Tuesday, September 28th

CANN #1 – House Infrastructure Vote Likely This Week & USDA Investing $75 million in Projects with Focus on Climate-Smart Ag

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CANN #2 – U.S. Hog, Cattle on Feed Inventories Decline & Restaurants Feeling Equipment Supply Chain Issues

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Monday, September 27th

CANN #1 – Reconciliation Bill Tackles Conservation and Farm Assistance & Hurricane Ida Does More than $500 Million to Louisiana Agriculture

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CANN #2 – USDA Will Establish an Equity Commission & CoBank: Ag Retailing Future Driven by Precision

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Friday, September 24th

CANN #1 – USDA Takes Steps to Build More Sustainable, Resilient and Inclusive Food Systems & Industry Responds to Coalition Announced at UN Summit

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CANN #2 – Senate Ag Advances USDA Natural Resources and Environment Nominee & NFU Announces Campaign to Fight Monopolies in Agriculture

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Thursday, September 23rd

CANN #1 – EPA Proposing Cuts to Biofuel Blending Requirements & USDA Statement on ASF in Haiti

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CANN #2 – USDA to Host Virtual Data Users’ Meeting & Bayer to Launch Organic Vegetable Seeds Portfolio

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Monday, September 20th

CANN #1 – Colorado Ag Loan Program & BLM Headquarters Stay in Colorado

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CANN #2 – ASF Spending Proposal & BARGE Freight Costs on the Rise

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Thursday, August 19th

CANN #1 – Republican River Compact Administration to Meet August 25th in McCook, NE

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CANN #2 – PlainsGold to Market New Semi-Solid Wheat Variety

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Wednesday, August 18th

CANN #1 – AFBF DROUGHT SERIES 2/3: COLORADO RANCHER TRYING TO SURVIVE

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CANN #2 – AFBF DROUGHT SERIES 2/3: COLORADO RANCHER TRYING TO SURVIVE

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Tuesday, August 17th

CANN #1 – CSU Extension/CSU Crops Testing Hosting ‘Wheat Planting Decisions Webinar’ on August 18th

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CANN #2 – CDA Applications Open to Distribute $2M in Grant Funding to Ag Event Organizations throughout Colorado

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Monday, August 16th

CANN #1 – Logan County Farm Service Agency is Now Hiring 2 Full Time Program Technicians

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CANN #2 – State Fair Honors Southern Colorado Rodeo Hall of Famer With New Saddle Bronc Event

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Friday, August 13th – RMFU Radioline Report(s)

CANN #1 – USDA-RD-CO: $500M in Emergency Rural Health Care Grant Funding Available through American Rescue Plan

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CANN #2 – CDA Now Accepting Applications to Distribute $2M in State Stimulus Funding for Soil Health

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Colorado Ag News/BARN Network Affiliates as of Jan 2015

KSTY 104.5 FM • Canon City

KRTZ 98.7 FM • Cortez

KRFD 100.1 FM • Crook

KDGO 1240 AM • Durango

KENN 1390 AM & 92.1 FM – Farmington, NM

KSIR AM 1010 • Ft Morgan

KPRB B106 • Ft Morgan

KFKA 1310 AM • Greeley

KPKE 1490AM • Gunnison

KEJJ 98.3 FM • Gunnison

KBLJ 1400 AM • La Junta

KTHN 92.1 FM • La Junta

High Plains Media • Limon*

KCGC 94.5 FM  • Merino

KSLV 1240 AM • Monte Vista

KYDN 95.3 FM • Monte Vista

KUBC 580 AM – Montrose

KWUF 1400 AM • Pagosa Springs

KSBV 93.7 FM • Salida

KPMX 105.7 FM • Sterling

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