The Colorado Farm Bureau is proud to represent the interests of farmers, ranchers, and agricultural producers across the state. In a celebration of the industry, we’re profiling the people, the issues, and the news of agriculture here in the Centennial State. Happy Ag Week, Colorado!
Agriculture is embedded in Colorado’s DNA. From the industry’s rich cultural heritage to its economic importance, agriculture is a defining feature of Colorado’s identity. Our farmers and ranchers play a critical role in producing our food, caring for our land, and ensuring that future generations can enjoy all that Colorado has to offer.
Our members are what defines us. Truly a grassroots organization, the Colorado Farm Bureau is comprised of farmers, ranchers, and Coloradans from across the state – all of whom share a passion for agriculture and the benefits it brings to every corner of our state.
Each year, the Colorado Ag Council celebrates the farmers and ranchers who grow food and fiber around our state. This year, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Agriculture, there will be a few virtual panels and other events at the state Capitol.
Coloradans across the state face stress both on and off the farm. In an effort make mental health services more accessible, innovative programs are providing free, anonymous care for those that need it. The Colorado Farm Bureau is proud to play a role in bettering the lives of farmers, ranchers, and rural residents, and continues to strive for success in serving Colorado’s agriculture industry.
Join the Women’s Leadership Committee for a webinar celebrating the women that make the industry strong. The webinar features leaders who are carving their own path in agriculture, including Ashley Baller, Miss Rodeo Colorado. Check the article below to register for the event or visit after Friday for a recap.
Ag Week brings out supporters of the agriculture industry from across the state. But what about ensuring the industry’s future when it’s not just a celebration? CFB vice president, James Henderson recently shared his thoughts with Colorado Politics about what those outside the industry can do to keep agriculture thriving.