Colorado Proud Symposium focuses on future-proofing

The Colorado Proud Symposium was kicked off by Agriculture Commissioner Kate Greenberg on Dec. 3. Gov. Jared Polis reiterated the importance of agriculture and recognized the challenges the year brought for production agriculture as well as other segments of the food supply chain. Aside from the pandemic, he said producers have been facing a statewide […]

Passing the Torch: Shawcroft retires from Colorado Farm Bureau

The 2020 Colorado Farm Bureau annual meeting will signal a changing of the guard as president Don Shawcroft retires. Shawcroft, a rancher from Conejos County, became involved in the organization alongside his father. At his first state meeting, he had been signed up for the Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet, unbeknownst to him. It […]