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09-18-14 CO Corn News: Town hall meeting on ballot issues set for Saturday in Fort Collins…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 18, 2014

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Colorado Corn speaking out against Proposition 105

State Senator John Kefalas will be hosting a town hall meeting Saturday in Fort Collins, featuring discussions on a variety of measures that will appear on the November ballot – among them is Proposition 105, which aims to mandate the labeling of Colorado foods containing GMOs.

The event is set for 10 a.m. to noon, taking place at the Old Town Library, 201 Peterson St.

The public and media are invited to attend.

Sen. John Kefalas, D-Fort Collins, is hosting the meeting to provide information on the various topics. He has not taken any position on the issues.

There will be four topics discussed during the two-hour event, with 30 minutes devoted to each one – 10 minutes for each side to make presentations, followed by 10 minutes of questions and discussion.

In regards to Proposition 105, Colorado Corn communications director Eric Brown will be speaking on behalf of his organization, and also on behalf of the No On Proposition 105 Coalition. The No On Proposition 105 Coalition – made up of hundreds of individuals and ag and food organizations, including Colorado Corn, and others – has long stressed that Proposition 105, with its arbitrary and unfair exemptions for two-thirds of foods, would only confuse consumers more about their choices, rather than inform them, and put certain producers at a disadvantage. Read the rest of this entry »

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09-17-14 Gospel Trail Ministry Concert Sept 28th at Greeley’s Tigges Farm…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 17, 2014

Military Days - Tigges FarmGospel Trail - Straw Stack PictureSunday, September 28, officially begins the “harvest celebration” with the Gospel Trail Ministry Concert in the activities center at 2 pm at Tigges Farm, located at 12404 WCR 64 ½, Greeley, Colorado.

There is no admission charge, but a free will offering will be accepted in support of this non-denomination ministry through country gospel songs.

Mark Peterman, the founder of the Gospel Trail Ministry 12 years ago is a musician and song writer and has been sharing God’s Word through country gospel music along with his band members, Margaret, Troy and Jerry to the delight of audiences.

Mark and his wife, Connie, live on a ranch in Briggsdale, Colorado.  Their ministry has taken them and their band members to small farms, such as Tigges Farm, to the stage of nationally known talent out of Nashville, Tennessee.

Tigges Farm is the best place around to enjoy the season of fall, the season of harvest, a season to celebrate.

For directions, go to http://www.TiggesFarm.com or call 970-686-7225 or 970-576-8970.

Tigges Farm is open daily 9am to 6pm through October 31.  There is a food vendor on site on weekends only.

TIGGES FARM FALL CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

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09-17-14 Greeley’s Tigges Farm Offers Field Trips…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 17, 2014

Military Days - Tigges FarmTigges Farm Produce and Pumpkin Patch, located at 12404 WCR 64 ½, Greeley, CO offers field trips to schools, art and photography students, child care centers and adult day care centers on weekdays October 1 thru October 31.

Information and details on the field trips can be found on the website, www.TiggesFarm.com.

Go to the Field Trip tab and then open the informational letter or call 970-576-8970 to request a letter be mailed.

For youth the field trip consists of reading a story, talking about the farm and after a going over a few rules while in the Pumpkin Patch the search for the perfect pumpkin begins.  There is a small fee for the pumpkin.  Youth groups, such as Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H Clubs or the Boys and Girls Clubs may schedule field trips also.

Adult day care centers are welcome to visit.  Based on the administrators wishes the pumpkins are free or a small fee charged.  Tigges Farms goal is to make the visit enjoyable and within the mission of the care center.  If independence is a goal of the adult day care centers and wishes are for us to charge something we will do a nominal fee.

For more information, please visit www.TiggesFarm.com

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09-17-14 CO Corn News: E85 Discount Days set for Friday in Brighton; Many others across the state coming up…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 17, 2014

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Head to Western Convenience in Brighton on Friday for E85 Discount Days.

This is the next in line in a series of events, during which Western Convenience staff members look to educate the public on the many benefits of E85, with 50-cent discounts on that fuel, taking place from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.(The price listed on the canopy that day includes the discount.) At the E85 Discount Days kickoff in Parker last week, the 50-cent discount dropped E85 to $2.69 per gallon for drivers that day.

Western Convenience staff will also be on hand to provide educational materials and other giveaways regarding ethanol, E85 and agriculture.

Friday’s E85 Discount Days event will take place at the Western Convenience store located at 1351 E. Bridge St. in Brighton.

There are about 25 events taking place during September and October.

Others coming up in September include:

  • Sept. 22 – 2525 Broadway in Grand Junction.
  • Sept. 23 – 2998 North Ave. in Grand Junction.
  • Sept. 25 – 1502 Howard St. in Delta.
  • Sept. 26 – 938 S. Townsend Ave. in Montrose.
  • Sept. 29 – 3201 Lake Ave. in Pueblo.
  • Sept. 30 – 2714 Thatcher Ave. in Pueblo.
  • Sept. 30 – 123 West Cranston in Fowler.

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09-12-14 *CSF News* Increased Revenue for 142nd Colorado State Fair…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 12, 2014

PUEThe 2011 CO State Fair runs Aug 24th - Sep 3rd in Pueblo, CO...log on to www.ColoradoStateFair.com for ticket informationBLO, Colo. – The 142nd annual Colorado State Fair increases its revenue and attendance while staying true to its mission.

“Our mission is to support youth and agriculture and we are dedicated to that important task. But it is also a goal to make the fairgrounds a viable, economically sound division of the Colorado Department of Agriculture,” said General Manager, Chris Wiseman. “This year, we saw increased attendance and increases in three of our primary revenue-generating sectors including the highest food and beverage sales we’ve had in five years.”

Gross Revenue Comparison
Item 2014 2013 Difference
Food/Beverage $2,287,324 $2,152,992 increase of $134,332 (6%)
Gate $925,256 $861,015 increase of $64,241 (7%)
Carnival $902,415 $766,181 increase of $136,234 (17%)

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09-11-14 Colorado Corn Growers Association announces policy internship opportunities…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 11, 2014

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(Greeley, CO) September 11, 2014 - The Colorado Corn Growers Association (CCGA) is pleased to announce a Public Policy internship opportunity in Denver for a college Junior or Senior during the Spring Semester 2015. The program is a great opportunity for a student to learn about and be involved in the legislative process by experiencing it firsthand.

The selected intern will be under the direction of the CCGA lobbyist in Denver from January to May 2015. The program has been designed to enhance a student’s knowledge on bills and policies important to agriculture, agricultural industry relationships and the process of policy development.

Information about program eligibility, features and benefits, application and selection process is featured on the homepage of the Colorado Corn website: www.coloradocorn.com. Please direct questions pertaining to the internships to Colorado Corn staff member Ann Cross at 970.351.8201 or across@coloradocorn.com. Applications are due no later than October 30, 2014.

The Colorado Corn Growers Association and Colorado Corn Administrative Committee work on behalf of more than 4,000 corn producers through market development, communications, research and technical assistance. See more about the work of both organizations at www.coloradocorn.com.

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09-09-14 Grant gives new life to district’s math and science education in Kiowa County School District RE-1 in CO…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 9, 2014

 

Pictured left to right: Justin McCloud (middle school math and science teacher), Betsy Barnett (Principal), Robert Brachtenbach (Monsanto Rep), Jon Bailey (high school science teacher), Glenn Smith (Superintendent).

Pictured left to right: Justin McCloud (middle school math and science teacher), Betsy Barnett (Principal), Robert Brachtenbach (Monsanto Rep), Jon Bailey (high school science teacher), Glenn Smith (Superintendent).

GrowRuralEducationGraphicEADS, Colo. (September 9, 2014) – The Kiowa County School District RE-1 has received a $25,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district will use the funds for technology and curriculum upgrades in the middle school and high school math and science programs. More than 68% of the students in the district will see positive changes in their classes as a result of the learning enhancements this grant will provide.

Both schools will benefit from new SMART boards in math classrooms, upgraded lab equipment in science classrooms, and the creation of a Science Olympiad team, which will involve 12-15 middle school and 20-25 high school students. This new team gives students the opportunity to become more involved in their math and science education, by competing against other students from around the region.

“By purchasing the new materials the science classes will be able to be more hands on and create more interest in the fields of science and math,” said Jon Bailey, science teacher at Eads High School. “This approach to learning provides our students with a higher level of education to better prepare them for the real world.”  Through this funding, Bailey is also implementing Chemistry 101, a course that will allow juniors and seniors to gain college credit in chemistry while still enrolled in high school.

In this agriculture-focused community, investing in science and math education is important to the success and continuation of family farms. The community relies on its youth to help out on the farm, where they can incorporate new farming practices and what they have learned in school.

“One of the biggest things we want to get out of this program is to get more students interested in careers in science and math, where there are lots of jobs to be filled,” said Bailey. “We are looking to prepare our kids for the next step in their lives and encourage them to reach out and look for a career that will help benefit the community.” Read the rest of this entry »

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09-04-14 Inside the RMFU with Executive Director Ben Rainbolt: NFU Fly-in, COOL, TPA, RFS, Midwest Rail Issues, Beef Checkoff and MORE…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 4, 2014

To listen to the interview with RMFU Ex Director Ben Rainbolt click the mp3 audio link below… 

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Ben Rainbolt, RMFU Executive Director

Ben Rainbolt, RMFU Executive Director

(BARN Media & CoAgNews Network – Briggsdale, CO) September 4th, 2014  – Joining me Inside the BARN on the Colorado Ag News Network for this month’s Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Radioline Report is RMFU Executive Director Ben Rainbolt, discussing several topics including:

  • NFU’s Fly-In this weekend
  • COOL
  • TPA
  • RFS
  • NFU’s decision regarding Beef Checkoff Working Group
  • and much more…

To learn more about the Rocky Mountain Farmers Uinion – CLICK HERE

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09-04-14 CO Corn News: Ag leader stresses need for more options in Colorado Water Plan to protect farms and ranches…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 4, 2014

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CAWA-Colorado Ag Water Alliance header logo(Greeley, CO – Sept 4, 2014) Colorado Corn board member and Colorado Agricultural Water Alliance (CAWA) president Charlie Bartlett recently voiced concerns about the Colorado Water Plan draft, stressing to officials that it focuses too much on alternative water transfer methods as the way to protect agriculture, and not enough on other avenues, like new water-storage projects.

“We disagree with the premise that ATMs (alternative transfer methods) will sustain a viable agriculture,” Bartlett, a Merino-area farmer, wrote in a letter to the Colorado Water Conservation Board. “CAWA believes that the Colorado Water Plan needs a much more significant analysis and treatment of how we can sustain our vibrant and critical industry though keeping water in agriculture.”

Colorado cities have long bought water rights from farmers and ranchers to help meet the needs of their growing populations, and, because of that and other factors, Colorado is on pace to see 500,000 to 700,000 acres of irrigated farm ground dry up by 2050, according to the Statewide Water Supply Initiative report.

To help with the problem, many in Colorado are exploring alternative transfer methods, agreements that more easily allow the ag community and cities to use the same water supplies without the farmers and ranchers selling off their water rights altogether. The Colorado Water Plan draft includes language about further exploring ATMs to protect the state’s agriculture – an industry, that, in addition to supplying food, feed, fuel and fiber, has a $40 billion economic impact on Colorado.

However, all measures, including more water-storage projects, must also be part of the conversation in developing a Colorado Water Plan that will help ensure there’s enough to go around for agricultural, municipal and industrial needs down the road, Bartlett stressed in his letter.

“Certainly, ATMs are a part of that approach, but only one aspect,” Bartlett continued.

CLICK HERE to read the Charlie Bartlett’s letter

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09-02-14 *CSF News* 142nd Annual Colorado State Fair Comes to a Close…

Posted by Brian Allmer on September 2, 2014

 

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PUEBLO, Colo. – The 2014 Colorado State Fair ends its 11-day run as Colorado’s premier celebration of youth and agriculture. Attendance increased to 498,720; in 2013, 476,966 people attended the Colorado State Fair.

“We had a number of things that may have contributed to the increased attendance including cooler weather, a great entertainment lineup, fun free attractions, and discount days every day to help families enjoy this summer tradition,” said General Manager, Chris Wiseman. “We also stayed true to our mission of highlighting the importance of agriculture, providing educational opportunities to the people of Colorado, and supporting 4-H and FFA youth. That is our true measure of success.”

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08-20-14 The 142nd CO State Fair Livestock Shows, Championships and Jr Livestock Sale on Livestream…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 31, 2014

 

WATCH the ARCHIVES of all the CSF Jr Livestock Shows & the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Jr Livestock Sale from the 142nd CO State Fair...CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE to see the complete webcast schedule

 

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08-26-14 *CSF News* Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale 51 Years Honoring Colorado’s 4H and FFA Youth…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 26, 2014

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PUEBLO, Colo. – The annual Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale at the Colorado State Fair has come to a close. According to preliminary totals, the 2014 sale accumulated approximately $480,950 from the state’s most dedicated bidders. Last year’s sale totaled $452,424. The sale is instrumental in supporting the future of Colorado’s agribusiness as it demonstrates to youth the importance of raising quality livestock and the work required of those who pursue careers in agriculture.

“This sale is the culmination of long hours and dedicated work by Colorado’s 4-H and FFA exhibitors. Over the past 35 years, the Colorado State Fair Junior Livestock Sale has raised over $8,734,600 for the youth involved in these programs. They truly are tomorrow’sagricultural leaders,” said State Fair General Manager, Chris Wiseman.

“We would also like to thank the generous bidders for their participation. Their participation helps make this sale a success,” said Jeanne Robison, State Fair Livestock Coordinator.

PRELIMINARY results are available at http://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/events/244.

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The Junior Livestock Sale Committee was formed 51 years ago in 1963 through the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce. The committee does all the behind-the-scenes work to put on this important event, contributing more than 1,800 hours of work. Anyone with livestock and agricultural experience is invited to inquire about joining the committee. Contact the Livestock Office Jr. Sale Manager at 719-404-2035.

 

The Colorado State Fair is going on NOW thru September 1, 2014.

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08-26-14 Archer Daniels Midland Company Announces Sponsorship to Support National FFA Organization Programs…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 26, 2014

FFA Logo good copyINDIANAPOLIS (August26, 2014, National FFA Organization) – Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) recently donated $50,000  in support of the National FFA American Degree and the American Star Awards recognition as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. This is a renewed gift on behalf of ADM’s Crop Risk Services business unit and 2014 marks the 55th year in ADM’s history of giving to FFA. The donation, in addition to its other contributions to the National FFA Foundation, places ADM at the organization’s silver sponsorship level for the year with support of more than $345,000.

The donation was given through ADM Cares, a social investment program that directs funds to initiatives and organizations that drive meaningful social, economic and environmental progress worldwide. The program comprises three distinct focus areas: supporting the responsible development of agriculture, improving the quality of life in ADM communities and fostering employee giving and volunteer activities.

“ADM is proud to partner with the National FFA and to do our part to help develop the next generation of leaders in the agricultural industry,” said Mark Schweitzer, ADM’s managing director of intermodal and container freight and a member of the National FFA Sponsors’ Board.

 ADM has also donated in support of National FFA Organization’s leadership programs including National Leadership Conference for State Officers (NLCSO) and State Presidents’ Conference (SPC), which recently concluded in Washington, D.C. for 2014.

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08-19-14 Colorado State Fair Kicks Off with “98.9 Magic FM Sneak Peek” on Thursday, August 21st…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 21, 2014

2014 CSF Button LogoPUEBLO, Colo. – The 2014 Colorado State Fair will open its gates to celebrate the 142nd year as Colorado’s popular summer attraction on Friday, August 22nd, but those who enjoy thrills and great deals have an opportunity to enjoy a Sneak Peek before opening day.

“The Sneak Peek has always been a big hit with families. It is one more way we strive to provide a fun, family event at an affordable price,” said Chris Wiseman, Colorado State Fair General Manager.

Crabtree Amusements will feature approximately 50 rides that spin, rock, and whirl fairgoers. During the Sneak Peek, $15 gets carnival fans an unlimited ride band and gate admission. Carnival gates will be open from 5 pm-midnight. During the Fair, the carnival will be open:

2 p.m. to midnightMonday through Thursday

Noon to midnightFriday through Sunday and Labor Day

The 98.9 Magic FM Sneak Peek is followed by the grand opening of the 2014 Colorado State Fair on Friday, August 22nd. This year’s Fair features free attractions, national recording stars, five nights of rodeo action, educational opportunities, agricultural exhibits, and food vendors—plus much more.

The Colorado State Fair is located at 1001 Beulah Avenue in Pueblo. Gate admission is free for ages 4 and under, $7 for ages 5-12, $7 for adults Monday through Thursday, and $10 Friday through Sunday. Gate 2 is closed this year. Admission gates are Gate 3 (Carnival Midway), Gate 4 (Livestock), Gate 5 (Prairie) and Gate 9 (Beulah).

The Pueblo Transit Shuttle, sponsored by Parkview Medical Center, will run from the Main Street Parking Garage, located at 110 S. Main St. in downtown Pueblo, to the State Fair Gate on Beulah Ave. Shuttles will run every 15 to 30 minutes. The shuttle fee is $2 per person, round-trip, or $1 one way, for everyone ages 7 and older. Parking in the garage is free. Call Pueblo Transit for information at (719) 553-2727. Shuttle service hours:

Monday-Thursday:  Noon to Midnight

Friday & Saturday:  10 am to 1 am

Sunday:  10 am to Midnight

The Colorado State Fair runs August 22 – September 1, 2014.  For more information, visit www.coloradostatefair.com.

The 2014 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair’s 142nd year as Colorado’s premier celebration of agriculture. The Fairgrounds provides nearly $34 million in economic activity to Colorado throughout the year; $29 million of that activity is driven by the annual State Fair event. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals, artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado’s ties to the Hispanic culture.

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08-19-14 Colorado Corn’s ‘early warning’ support honored by environmental officials…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 19, 2014

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Colorado’s corn growers have proven yet again that while providing our feed, fuel and fiber, they’re doing so with the environment at the forefront of their minds.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced recently that the Colorado Corn Growers Association received the Bronze Environmental Achievement Award. The Greeley-based organization was recognized for its participation in the Early Warning System Development Team, which is creating a system to alert agricultural producers of impending weather conditions likely to transport nitrogen into Rocky Mountain National Park.

“We applaud the Colorado Livestock Association for spearheading this effort, along with the dozen-plus other organizations and entities now taking part in it,” said Mark Sponsler, CEO for the Colorado Corn Growers Association. “As we are with our many other research and resource-focused endeavors, we’re looking forward to continuing our participation in the Early Warning System.” Read the rest of this entry »

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08-16-14 The 2014 PEDAL THE PLAINS Riders Almanac Available NOW…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 15, 2014

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2014 Pedal the Plains Riders Almanac

CLICK HERE to view and to download your copy today!

MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE 2014 Pedal the Plains below… Read the rest of this entry »

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08-11-14 Colorado Junior Rodeo Finals coming to Lamar Aug 15-17…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 15, 2014

Listen to the interview that BARN Media’s Ashley Lynch conducted with Angie & Kody Hoss about the CJRA Finals in Lamar Aug 15-17…

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CJRA-Colorado Junior Rodeo Associaiton logoLamar, Colorado – August 11, 2014 – The Colorado Junior Rodeo Association is celebrating its 20th year and Lamar will host the CJRA Finals August 15-17.  Over 140 contestants and their families will be coming to the Prowers County Fairgrounds for the event.  Members have competed at rodeos throughout Colorado this year and the top 15 in each event will be competing for the year end titles.  Over $140,000 in prizes, prize money and scholarships will be awarded at the conclusion of the rodeo on Sunday.

Events in the 5-8 division include Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying, Flag Racing, and Dummy Roping.  9-13 year old and 14-18 year old girls will compete in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Breakaway Roping and Goat Tying.  Boys ages 9-13 will compete in Breakaway Roping, Goat Tying, Chute Dogging and Dally Ribbon Roping.  The Senior Boys will compete in Calf Roping, Ribbon Roping and Steer Wrestling.  Both Junior and Senior divisions also have Team Roping and Parent/Child Team Roping.

The first rodeo performance will be Friday, August 15 and will be concluded by Parent Ribbon Roping and a special event, the Prowers County Businessman’s Calf Tying at 5:30 p.m.  A calcutta auction will be held for the Parent Ribbon Roping and the Businessman’s Calf Tying so community members may join in on the fun.  Friday’s activities will conclude with the Justin Harrington Memorial Goat Roping at 7 p.m.

After Saturday’s rodeo performance the event will move to the Lamar Community Building for a Barbeque beginning at 5 p.m. followed by Silent and Live auctions and Chicken Bingo.  Tack, jewelry, western décor and sports memorabilia are some of the items up for auction.  Broncos fans can bid on a John Elway autographed football or autographed jerseys from Peyton Manning, Terrell Davis, and Wes Welker with all proceeds going to the CJRA scholarship and awards funds.

Sunday starts with Cowboy Church at 7 a.m. followed by the third rodeo performance and concludes with the annual awards ceremony at the Lamar Community Building.

The rodeo performances will begin at 8:30 each morning and admission is free. The public is invited to attend all the events.  The Lamar Elks Rodeo Committee from BPOE Lodge 1319 along with the City of Lamar and Prowers County are hosting the event.

For more information, visit the CJRA website at www.coloradojrrodeo.com or contact CJRA Finals Committee Member Danielle Wollert at 719-940-0870.

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08-04-14 Eastern Colorado Roundup Results…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 4, 2014

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Goat Results:   http://showorks.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html?file=409902_2014_ECR_Complete_Goat_Results

Beef Results:  http://showorks.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html?file=409902_2014_ECR_Beef_Results_Revised_2

                Please note that the Champion Steer is Joslyn King 7173.  It is incorrectly giving her a champion placing to steer 7174 as well.

Swine Results: http://showorks.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html?file=409902_2014_ECR_Complete_Swine_Results_Revised

Sheep Results:  http://showorks.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html?file=409902_2014_ECR_Sheep_Results

Horse Results:  http://showorks.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html?file=409902_2014_ECR_Horse_Results

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08-04-14 FINAL RESULTS of the 2014 Weld County Fair Jr Livestock Sale: $928K – SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD!!!

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 4, 2014

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08-01-14 Learn more about the America’s Farmers Grows Communities Program from Monsanto’s Angela Allen…

Posted by Brian Allmer on August 1, 2014

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Angela Allen, Monsanto customer advocacy outreach

(BARN Media – Briggsdale, CO) August 1st, 2014 - What could your community do with $2,500? America’s Farmers Grow Communities is launching its fifth annual campaign to support rural communities, and local 4-H clubs and FFA programs are two of the largest beneficiaries of the program. Since its inception in 2010, Grow Communities has invested more than $16 million, supporting over 6,000 nonprofit organizations… inside the BARN to discuss this in more detail is Angela Allen, Monsanto customer advocacy outreach

Topics covered within the interview include:

America’s Farmers Grow Communities Background
Monsanto Fund History
- AFGC Impacts to the US & to Colorado
- Now 13 Eligible Colorado Counties
- The America Farmers Grow Communities nomination deadline is November 30th

Farmers in the 13 eligible CO counties can submit their ideas or initiatives online

@ wwwGrowCommunities.org OR by calling 1-877-267-3332

To listen to the interview with Angela Allen, Monsanto Customer Advocacy Outreach, click the audio mp3 link below…

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To learn more about the America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund – CLICK HERE 

America’s Farmers Grow Communities is part of the America’s Farmers initiative. These programs, supported by the Monsanto Fund, have awarded over $22 million to rural communities since 2010. Connect with America’s Farmers on Facebook or @AmericasFarmers on Twitter. Join the #GrowCommunities conversation today. Don’t forget, the America Farmers Grow Communities nomination deadline is November 30!

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