Applications for annual Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Scholarship available – DUE DEC 1ST!
KIT CARSON, Colo. – Nov 15, 2019 – The Colorado Conservation Tillage Association is once again accepting applications for their annual scholarship program. Full-time students majoring in agricultural fields of study and returning as sophomores, juniors, or seniors at colleges or vocational programs in Colo., Neb., Kan., or Wyo. are eligible to apply.
USDA Issues Second Tranche of Market Facilitation Program
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2019 — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. The payments will begin the week before Thanksgiving. Producers of MFP-eligible commodities will now be eligible to receive 25% of the total payment expected, in addition to the 50% they have already received from the 2019 MFP.
“This second tranche of 2019 MFP payments, along with already provided disaster assistance, will give farmers, who have had a tough year due to unfair trade retaliation and natural disasters, much needed funds in time for Thanksgiving,” said Secretary Perdue. “President Trump has shown time and again that he is fighting for America’s farmers and ranchers. While we continue to have confidence in the President’s negotiations with China, this money shows President Trump following through on his promise to help and support farmers as he continues to fight for fair market access.”
Background on USDA’s Support Package for Farmers: Continue reading
Inside the RMFU with Communications Director Bob Kjelland: National Issues, 4th Innovation Fair, 111th RMFU Convention and more…
BRIGGSDALE, CO – November 15, 2019 – Joining the Colorado Ag News Network & FarmCast Radio is Bob Kjelland, DIrector of Communications at the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, discussing several topics pertinent to RMFU members and the ag industry, including:
- Thoughts on Numerous National Issues
- 4th Annual Innovation Fair on Nov 21
- 111th RMFU Annual Convention Nov 22-23
- RMFU Fellows Program
- Upcoming CEO/CDA Energy Smart Workshops Dec 10-11-12, sponsored in part by RMFU
- 2020 Camp Rocky – NEW LOCATION!
- HAPPY THANKSGIVING from RMFU!
- & More
CAWA hosting Ag Workshop: Preserving Irrigated Ag and Groundwater in Monte Vista on November 20th
BARN Reporter Samantha Munson, “NWSS Catch-A-Calf Deadline is December 1st – Apply & Catch Like I Did – You Won’t Regret It!”
DEADLINE TO ENTER IS DECEMBER 1st!
The BARN via NAFB News Service – November 15, 2019 – BARN Reporter Samantha Munson here…guess what? Its that time of year again…my favorite time of year…the 83rd National Western Stock Show Catch-a-Calf Contest is fast approaching . I remember participating in the program and I loved it!