Federal drought relief for Colorado

Jul 18, 2008
Federal drought relief for Colorado agriculture Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter recently received notice that his June 24 request for emergency drought assistance in parts of southeastern Colorado has been approved. The request to the federal Farm Service Agency asked that farmers and ranchers be granted immediate access to Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres in southeast Colorado for emergency haying and grazing. Despite the above-average snowfall in the Colorado mountains this past winter...

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