04-20-17 Inside the BARN with Colorado Ag Commissioner Don Brown…

CDA Commissioner Don Brown

(BARN Media – Briggsdale, CO) April 20, 2017 – Joining the Colorado Ag News Network inside the BARN is Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown discussing several topics including:

  • Touch on the Fires and emergency responses as well as the support of the community
  • Pending nomination of USDA Ag Sec Sonny Purdue
  • Census of Agriculture (NASS), Commissioner has been invited to participate in the National Academy of Sciences study on Improving Data Collection
  • State Legislature going home
  • SB 17-275 –  Marijuana and Pesticides
  • SB 17-036 – WATER – advantageous or not
  • Department bills going through – unfunded mandates
  • Crisis Services – Ag Component – Talk about their lives low commodity
  • and MORE

To listen to the interview with Colorado Agriculture Commissioner Don Brown, click below…



The mission of the Department of Agriculture is to strengthen and advance Colorado agriculture; promote a safe, high quality, and sustainable food supply; and protect consumers, the environment, and natural resources. The vision of the Department of Agriculture is that Colorado agriculture be strong and vibrant, a key driver of the state’s economy, and recognized worldwide for its safe, affordable, and abundant supply of high quality food and agricultural products.

If you would like to learn more about the Colorado Department of Agriculture stop by their offices @ 305 Interlocken Parkway in Broomfield, CO, give them a call @ 303-869-9000 or visit the CDA online @ www.colorado.gov/ag