Press Releases

January 11 2018

Colorado Farm Bureau Proposes Initiative to...

DENVER, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2018) – The Colorado Farm Bureau has filed ballot measures to protect private property owners from lost income resulting from government bans on oil and natural gas drilling. The proposed initiatives are designed to ensure farmers... Read More
July 28 2017

The CFB Foundation Calls for Blizzard Relief...

The Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation has called for applications from farmers and ranchers impacted by the late spring blizzard that swept through Baca and Prowers counties, devastating crops and livestock. Any farmers and ranchers impacted by the storm... Read More
June 27 2017

Colorado Farm Bureau President Testifies...

WASHINGTON, D.C., -- Don Shawcroft, president of Colorado Farm Bureau, urged the office of the U.S. Trade Representative to prioritize agriculture when renegotiating North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in testimony during a hearing in Washington... Read More
June 22 2017

Ranchers See Relief in New Water Rights...

Centennial, Colo. -- June 22, 2017 -- This week, Colorado U.S. Representative Scott Tipton reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act (WRPA) offering ranchers hope that they won’t have to choose between their privately held water rights and feeding... Read More
June 21 2017

Colorado Farm Bureau Welcomes New Staff

Centennial, Colo. -- June 21, 2017 -- Colorado Farm Bureau (CFB) welcomes two new additions to the organization’s core team. Zach Riley and Taylor Lobato will support the organization's public policy goals as directors of federal affairs and policy... Read More
May 04 2017

Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation Activates...

Centennial, Colo., – May 4, 2017 – Colorado Farm Bureau has activated a disaster fund to help the farmers and ranchers directly impacted by last weekend’s devastating late spring blizzard in Baca and Prowers counties. 100 percent of the funds raised will... Read More
April 18 2017

Colorado Farm Bureau Applauds Governor...

Centennial, Colo. – April 18, 2017 – Today, Governor John Hickenlooper signed SB17-036, one of the most significant pieces of water-related legislation in a number of years. This extremely important bill prevents evidence  being changed during the appeal... Read More
April 18 2017

Students Experience Farm and Ranch Life...

Centennial, Colo. – April 11, 2017 – Twenty-nine seniors from Lakewood are learning what farm and ranch life is all about while they stay with farmers and ranchers throughout Colorado. Students from Bear Creek High School will spend one week living and... Read More
April 13 2017

Colorado Farm Bureau Supports the Relocation...

Centennial, Colo. – April 13 – Colorado Farm Bureau members were encouraged to hear of Senator Cory Gardner’s recent remarks on relocating the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offices to the west, specifically Grand Junction. CFB sent a letter to the... Read More
April 11 2017

AT&T Text-to-Donate Option Provides...

Centennial, Colo., – April 4, 2017 – As communities begin rebuilding and gathering funds to help victims of Colorado’s wildfires on the Eastern Plains, AT&T and the Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation have launched a text-to-give campaign to help spread... Read More