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Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, Week Ending March 14

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, Week Ending March 14

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: A significant spring storm brought feet of snow to some areas, good rain to others, and improved soil moisture supplies, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Heaviest amounts were reported in northern and eastern counties as well as the high country. In northeastern counties, producers […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report-Week ending August 16, 2020

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report-Week ending August 16, 2020

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Another extremely dry week across the state last week caused crop and pasture conditions to decline, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.   In northwestern counties, windy and hot weather persisted. Reports indicated rangeland grass production and regrowth greatly diminished without precipitation.  Northeastern counties […]

Annual Crop Summary - 2019

Annual Crop Summary – 2019

COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS The 2019 corn for grain crop is estimated at 159.90 million bushels, 3 percent above last year’s production of 154.70 million bushels, according to the December 1 Agricultural Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The average yield of 123.0 bushels per acre is 7.0 […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report - WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 10, 2019

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report – WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 10, 2019

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Mostly dry weather last week aided harvest of fall crops, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, a reporter noted higher humidity and precipitation delayed fieldwork slightly for producers, but was expected to improve winter wheat emergence in bare areas if temperatures […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING JUNE 17, 2018

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING JUNE 17, 2018

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Soil moisture supplies diminished due to very hot and dry conditions last week, although beneficial weekend moisture was received in several areas, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Reporters in northeastern counties noted crops and livestock in areas that received moisture were doing well. A […]

Crop Production – JULY 2017 - Colorado Highlights

Crop Production – JULY 2017 – Colorado Highlights

COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS Winter wheat production in Colorado, based on conditions as of July 1, 2017, is forecast at 84.00 million bushels, according to the July 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is up 8 percent from the June 1 forecast but […]

Lodging Panel Funds Annual Car Show

Lodging Panel Funds Annual Car Show

The Lamar Days Car Show and Rod Run will hold its 22nd annual event next year, partially funded by the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel.  Ron Cook, organizer, requested $3,500 for marketing funds for the show which will be held May 19th and 20th at Willow Creek Park during Lamar Days.  Cook said, “I’m requesting […]

CROP PRODUCTION – SEPTEMBER 2016 - COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

CROP PRODUCTION – SEPTEMBER 2016 – COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

  Based on September 1 conditions, corn production in Colorado is forecast at 154.00 million bushels, according to the September 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is unchanged from the August 1 forecast but up 14 percent from the 134.90 million […]