03-20-17 Inside the BARN w/CO Governor John Hickenlooper: NE CO Wildfire, State Revenue Forecast & Ag Day at the Capitol…

Inside the BARN w/CO Governor John Hickenlooper: NE CO Wildfire, State Revenue Forecast & Ag Day at the Capitol…

(The BARN-Briggsdale, CO) March 20, 2017 – Inside the BARN to discuss the NE Colorado wildfires, the recent state Revenue forecast & Ag Day at the Capitol is Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. As a courtesy to the Colorado Department of Agriculture, also participating within the interview is Jeff Rice, Journal-Advocate Reporter



If you would like to help make a donation either monetarily or in-kind to the wildfire relief efforts in NE Colorado, please consider contacting one of the following organizations, compiled by Colorado Corn:

The Haxtun Chamber of Commerce has an account set up at the Haxtun Community Federal Credit Union for monetary donations for the families in need of support. To learn how to assist in these efforts, you can go the Haxtun Community Fire Relief Facebook page, or call the Haxtun Community Federal Credit Union at (970) 774-7396.

Colorado Farm Bureau has activated a disaster fund to help farmers and ranchers impacted by the wildfires, with 100 percent of the funds raised going directly to aiding these producers as they face the aftermath of this natural disaster.

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and the Northeast Colorado Cattlemen’s Association relief efforts are focusing on the immediate need for hay, feed and fencing supplies; as well as individuals willing to provide trucking for the farmers and ranchers. Donations should be taken to CHS Grainland in Haxtun. Learn more here.

Additional information about the many ongoing relief efforts can also be tracked at the NE Colorado Immediate Fire Relief for Farmers & Ranchers Facebook page.

To learn more about Jeff Rice and his work @ the Journal-Advocate in Sterling, please visit http://www.journal-advocate.com/ or follow him on Facebook

And to learn more about CO Governor John Hickenlooper or to contact him, please visit www.colorado.gov/governor.