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CCA Honors Leaders at first Virtual 2020 Annual Convention

CCA Honors Leaders at first Virtual 2020 Annual Convention

  Nearly 100 cattle ranchers and industry stakeholders gathered around their computers on Wednesday, July 1 for the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Leadership Election and Social Hour. Leaders were recognized and the CCA Board of Directors settled into their new roles; while attendees saw familiar faces and reconnected with old colleagues and friends. The event […]

Collins Ranch Receives Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

Collins Ranch Receives Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

    DENVER, Colo. – The Collins Ranch of Kit Carson has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award®. The Collins Ranch is owned and operated by the Toby and Amy Johnson family of Cheyenne County. The conservation practices that the Johnsons have implemented on their cattle ranch have improved […]

Another Successful, Highly Engaged CCA Annual Convention

Another Successful, Highly Engaged CCA Annual Convention

    The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) held its 152nd Annual Convention this past week at the Steamboat Grand in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. With a large attendance and high engagement, this year’s convention was one to be remembered. The convention began with CCA’s ten committee meetings throughout the day on Monday. This year’s committee meetings […]

Livingston Ranch Receives 2019 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

Livingston Ranch Receives 2019 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

    Arvada, Colo. – Mike and Julie Livingston of Kit Carson County have been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award®. Sand County Foundation, the nation’s leading voice for private conservation, created the Leopold Conservation Award to inspire American landowners by recognizing exceptional farmers, ranchers and foresters. The prestigious award, […]

Join CCA at Colorado's Agriculture Day at the Capitol

Join CCA at Colorado’s Agriculture Day at the Capitol

Each March, Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) joins its counterparts and friends in the industry to celebrate National Agriculture Week. Ranchers and farmers across the nation play a vital role in the production of wholesome, safe food  and in the stewardship of our environment. In conjunction with the week-long celebration, Colorado also hosts Ag Day at […]

CCA Comments, "Congress Passes the 2018 Farm Bill"

CCA Comments, “Congress Passes the 2018 Farm Bill”

  On Wednesday, December 12, the House of Representatives passed the 2018 Farm Bill with a landslide of 369-47. This decision came on the heels of the Senate vote, which also passed the bill on Tuesday with an 87-13 margin. According to the Farm Bill: House Agriculture Committee’s website, the bill focuses on the nation’s […]

CCA & CSU to Host Ranch Gathering in Burlington

CCA & CSU to Host Ranch Gathering in Burlington

  Join Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and Colorado State University (CSU) for the second Ranch Gathering, to be held at the Marshall Cattle Company on September 6th, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Burlington, Colo. CCA members and the surrounding ranching community are invited and welcome to attend for an evening of great […]

Ranchers Welcome June 30th for Cattle Highlight Info

Ranchers Welcome June 30th for Cattle Highlight Info

Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association members are invited to join its multi-county board and the Southeast Colorado Junior Cattlemen for a potluck on Saturday night, June 30, 2018 in Lamar. The evening will include a presentation by Nathan May, who just returned from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC); as well […]

UPDATE for LOCAL/REGIONAL AWARD WINNERS-Nation's Oldest Cattlemen's Association Celebrates Another Successful Annual Convention

UPDATE for LOCAL/REGIONAL AWARD WINNERS-Nation’s Oldest Cattlemen’s Association Celebrates Another Successful Annual Convention

Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and Colorado CattleWomen (CCW) finished off the third and final day of their Annual Convention in Loveland, Colo. with over 400 people in attendance.  To start the day off Tuesday, CCA hosted the first annual Ranching Legacy Symposium as part of their preview to the re-introduced Ranching Legacy Program; a certification […]

Registration is Open for CCA's 2018 Annual Convention

Registration is Open for CCA’s 2018 Annual Convention

  Registration is now open for Colorado Cattlemen’s Association’s (CCA) 2018 Annual Convention, which will be held on June 18-20, 2018 at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO. Last year was monumental for CCA as we celebrated our 150th anniversary, and the year 2018 is all about looking toward the future — look out, Loveland! […]

Seeking Nominations for the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award

Seeking Nominations for the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust invite you to submit a nomination for the prestigious Leopold Conservation Award. The Leopold Conservation Award Program recognizes agricultural landowners who actively exemplify Aldo Leopold’s “Land Ethic”.  The award recognizes and celebrates extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation by private landowners, and provides a prominent […]

USDA:  Condition of Colorado Corn Acres Continues to Drop

USDA: Condition of Colorado Corn Acres Continues to Drop

USDA Report: Percentage of Colorado corn acres in “good” or “excellent” condition continues to drop   Last month, more than 80 percent of Colorado’s corn crop was listed in “excellent” or “good” condition, but after steady declines recently, there’s only a combined 67 percent listed in those two categories this week.    A recent U.S. […]

Nation's Oldest Cattlemen's Association Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Nation’s Oldest Cattlemen’s Association Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and Colorado CattleWomen (CCW) finished off the third and final day of their Annual Convention in Grand Junction, Colo. with over 600 people in attendance. On Tuesday morning, the Lieutenant Governor and Chief Operating Officer, Donna Lynne, accepted CCA’s Lifetime Member Award on behalf of the State of Colorado.  This year […]