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PCDI Should Reflect Unique Offering to Potential Business Developers

PCDI Should Reflect Unique Offering to Potential Business Developers

George Gotto, Interim Executive Director for PCDI, Prowers County Development Incorporated, recapped his visit to the hemp farm that is developing in La Junta during the organization’s monthly meeting. The Whole Hemp Company has 100 acres planted using drip irrigation this year and employs about 30 people. He stated, “They expect to have from 200 […]

Commissioner Approves Emergency Rule Change for Industrial Hemp

Commissioner Approves Emergency Rule Change for Industrial Hemp

  LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar, has signed an emergency rule pertaining to Colorado’s industrial hemp industry. The rules were adopted by the Ag Commission and became effective June 11, 2014. Those interested in farming industrial hemp, who have not already registered, can begin the registration process. The emergency rule changes […]

Industrial Hemp Registration Ends May 1

Industrial Hemp Registration Ends May 1

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Those interested in growing industrial hemp during Colorado’s 2014 season must register with the Colorado Department of Agriculture by May 1, 2014. “The rest of the country is watching how we work through this history-making season. It is vital that farmers register if they want to grow industrial hemp; therefore, if industrial […]

Colorado Department of Agriculture Statement on Legalities of Industrial Hemp

Colorado Department of Agriculture Statement on Legalities of Industrial Hemp

  LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture Ron Carleton today issued a statement concerning industrial hemp and the process for cultivating it in compliance with Amendment 64 and legislation recently enacted by the Colorado General Assembly. “Since passage of Amendment 64, the Department has received numerous inquiries from individuals who are interested in […]

Agricultural Presentation by Mike Bowman February 11th

Agricultural Presentation by Mike Bowman February 11th

Mike Bowman, honored by the White House as a “Champion of Change” (April 2012), a Yuma county farmer, renewable energy activist, and currently serving on the “White House Rural Task Force”, will provide an informative presentation: INNOVATION: the Pathway to Jobs & Rural Bio-Fuel Economy; Monday, February 11th, 7:00pm at the Cow Palace – Colorado […]