Colorado

Colorado growers encouraged pursue on-farm review readiness

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association is encouraging all Colorado produce growers who grow, harvest, pack or hold produce that is con... READ MORE »

Strohauer Farms uses organic, fingerling potatoes to diversify and grow

When the other kids were riding tricycles, Harry Dean Strohauer already had his sights set on driving tractors. If he saw a chance to cut school in fa... READ MORE »

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Heat projected to have overall yield average below normal

With harvest is still in early stages in some areas and hasn’t yet begun in others, North American Potato Market News (NAPMN) released its latest po... READ MORE »

Western farmers to Senate: Water infrastructure need is ‘critical’

Citing an “acute and critical need” magnified by another all-too-familiar drought, a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers,... READ MORE »

Proposed Colorado labor law would further hurt farms, CFVGA says

According to U.S. agricultural Census data, over the last decade net farm income has declined by 13%, while farm production expenses have increased 26... READ MORE »

Longtime CSU potato breeder Dave Holm set to retire

Dave Holm was destined to work with potatoes. He was raised on a potato farm in southeastern Idaho, where his dad and grandfather instilled in him a l... READ MORE »

Funds available for Colorado agriculture processors, producers

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) received an allocation of $312,000 through the Governor’s office to support Colorado agricultural proce... READ MORE »

Colorado ag workers to be included in next round of COVID vaccine distribution

On Feb. 26, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Brigadier General Scott Sherman and Scott Bookman, Incident Commander with the Colorado Dept. of Public Health ... READ MORE »

USDA releases Farm Labor Survey, previews AEWR rate increases

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a preview Feb. 11 of what the 2021 H-2A wage rates will look like. USDA released its Farm Labor Surve... READ MORE »

San Luis Valley farms come together to expand seed potato production with San Acacio Seed

Geographic isolation in farming isn’t a bad thing when it comes to keeping disease out of your fields and improving quality. The three farms that ma... READ MORE »


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