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Colorado Employment Situation – June 2014

  Non-farm payroll jobs increased 3,000 over the month from May to June to 2,446,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs decreased 300 and government increased 3,300. Colorado has had 32 consecutive months of payroll job gains. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased three tenths of a […]

Ag Risk Management Seminar Sponsored by Prowers Cty Farm Bureau and LCC

Ag Risk Management Seminar Sponsored by Prowers Cty Farm Bureau and LCC

The Prowers County Farm Bureau and LCC Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter will host a presentation on risk management for all farmers and ranchers in southeast Colorado. The workshop will be presented by Custom Ag Solutions, and will take audience members through a 45 minute long personal risk assessment to help them identify strengths and weaknesses […]

2012 Census of Agriculture in Spotlight this Thanksgiving

2012 Census of Agriculture in Spotlight this Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 – Nearly four centuries after the very first Thanksgiving feast, Americans sitting down with their families can still taste the role agriculture plays in the holiday – and the even bigger role it plays in their lives. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), U.S. farmers […]

Colorado Employment Situation - August 2012

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2012

Nonfarm payroll jobs were unchanged from July to August at 2,293,300 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs decreased 1,700 and government increased 1,700.  According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased one tenth of one percentage point over the month to 8.2 percent. The decrease in the […]

Colorado Employment Situation - April 2012

Colorado Employment Situation – April 2012

Employers in Colorado added 1,200 nonfarm payroll jobs from March to April for a total of 2,291,800 nonfarm payroll jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 100 and government increased 1,100.   According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate increased one-tenth of one percentage point over the month […]

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Lamar FFA attends Southeast District Banquet

    Lamar FFA Chapter fares extremely well at the 2012 Southeast District FFA Banquet held in Granada on April 28th. The following teams took top honors this year in District competition known as Career Development Events (CDEs): Farm Business Management team: Jamie Nordyke, Austin Peck, and Theresa Butler. Livestock Evaluation team: Amber Comer, Theresa […]

Lamar Honkers Visit Peterson Payne Agency

Lamar Honkers Visit Peterson Payne Agency

    On May 13th the Chamber of Commerce Honkers visited Lori Peterson-Payne at Peterson Payne Agency and presented her with a “Dollar of Profit” plaque. Lori would like to review your home insurance as well an any other insurance needs you have to make sure you have adequate coverage. Her reviews allow you to […]