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CCAC to Host District Meetings

CCAC to Host District Meetings

  The CCAC will be hosting district meetings this winter. At these meetings, CCAC staff will be discussing CCAC updates and taking feedback on the research program. We will also have guests from the U.S. Grains Council and USMEF to talk about issues impacting the corn industry and how the checkoff investment is utilized. Attendees […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – OCTOBER 2022

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – OCTOBER 2022

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.76 billion pounds in October, up slightly from the 4.75 billion pounds produced in October 2021. Beef production, at 2.40 billion pounds, was 2 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.90 million head, up 2 percent from October 2021. The average […]

USDA Farm Labor Report

USDA Farm Labor Report

    MOUNTAIN II REGION (COLORADO, NEVADA, UTAH) There were 20,000 workers hired directly by farms in the Mountain II Region (Colorado, Nevada, and Utah) during the reference week of October 9-15, 2022, according to the Agricultural Labor Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Farm operators […]

Fall Focus planned; Midcap Receives Scholarship

Fall Focus planned; Midcap Receives Scholarship

DENVER – Colorado Simmental members toured Colorado State University’s interactive educational buildings under construction at the National Western Stock Show complex, as part of its Fall Focus planning meeting. Fall Focus will kick off with state-hosted events at the complex on Aug. 25, 2023. Following a special tour, CSA held its annual meeting. Officers were […]