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Colorado Corn Acres in 'good to excellent' Rating Still Dropping

Colorado Corn Acres in ‘good to excellent’ Rating Still Dropping

  The steady decline in the condition of Colorado’s corn crop continues, as U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports this week showed that only a combined 57 percent of the state’s acres were listed in “excellent” or “good” condition. That’s a sharp decline from reports release earlier in the growing season. Last month, more than 80 percent […]

Saturday is Earth Day ... Don't Forget to Thank a Farmer

Saturday is Earth Day … Don’t Forget to Thank a Farmer

Corn farmers certainly have much to be proud of as Earth Day 2017 (April 22) rolls around. Some of the great work our farmers are doing is highlighted in the comprehensive 2012 Field to Market Report, which shows that from 1980 to 2011, U.S. corn farmers increased bushels per acre by 64 percent. But also […]

Holly FFA Receives Colorado Corn Grant

Holly FFA Receives Colorado Corn Grant

Local FFA chapters awarded Colorado Corn grant dollars to help with various projects The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) recently awarded a total of $7,500 to three FFA chapters in Colorado, helping those students and advisers with projects ranging from greenhouse irrigation and fertilization systems to livestock facilities, and in one particular case, helping a […]