The following statement can be attributed to Don Shawcroft, president of the Colorado Farm Bureau:
Denver, Colo. —The following statement is attributed to Don Shawcroft, president of the Colorado Farm Bureau:
“The passage today of the 2018 farm bill is welcome news for Colorado farmers and ranchers. Not only will it ensure the safety net for producers, maintain and expand environmental stewardship programs, promote international trade and provide needed support to disadvantaged families, it removes future uncertainty for an industry struggling amongst low commodity prices.”
“We urge the President to quickly sign the legislation and deliver some welcome good news to Colorado farmers and ranchers this Christmas season.”
Colorado Farm Bureau is the state’s largest grassroots organization with more than 25,000 members across Colorado. CFB seeks to promote and protect the future of agriculture and rural values.