A recent study says that the price of land and water have kept many young people filling the boots Colorado's aging farmers.
It's never been easy to be a farmer, but these days it’s even harder. Prices are down and costs are up.
- Hereford, located in Weld County, provides essential storage and consultations for organic grain producers.Read more
Farmers can get a tax credit of up to $5,000 under bill signed Friday by Governor Hickenlooper.
The federal ban on hemp could also be removed--at least partially--if Congress passes a farm bill next week that includes an allowance for universities and other public institutions to do further research and development on the plant.
One Colorado farmer says his cattle drowned and his pet mule disappeared. Other farmers say they, too, will feel the affects of flooding for years to come.
A severe drought is hitting farmers and ranchers in this state hard. But they’ve been here before. A similar drought, ten years ago, walloped agriculture.