The BARN’s “Colorado Women in Agriculture Series”, courtesy of CommonGround: Danell & Tabor Kalcevic
BRIGGSDALE, CO – December 19, 2018 – Women continue to change the face of many industries, including agriculture. Through managing harvests, running the business and implementing new technologies, like: wind power and using RFID in the tracking of dairy cows for instance. Women are on the front lines – feeding our nation and the world. Many may be surprised to learn that women farmers make up 37 percent of Colorado’s producers. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture there are 21,443 women farmers in Colorado, who farm more than 13 million acres, making a nearly $285 million impact on the economy. There is a group of women farmers here in Colorado that are dedicated to sharing their personal experiences, science and research to help consumers sort through the growing number of myths and misinformation surrounding food and farming. The BARN is starting a NEW “Women in Agriculture” series spotlighting four Colorado women which include:
They do this important work as volunteers with CommonGround Colorado –www.FindOurCommonGround.com– a national grassroots movement designed to help bridge the gap between the women who grow food and the women who buy it.
The third and final interview within the BARN’s Women in Ag Series is Danell & Tabor Kalcevic, a mother/daughter team from Bennet, CO.…
CALP Corner Inside the BARN featuring Class 13 Member Justin Lewton
BRIGGSDALE, CO – December 24, 2018 – Welcome to CALP Corner here inside the BARN, where you’ll get the opportunity to meet each one of the participants of the Colorado Agriculture Leadership Program within Class 13. This week my guest is Justin Lewton…
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