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Attention College Students: Now Hiring a Media Intern for Spring 2024

December 19, 2023

Attention College Students: Now Hiring a Media Intern for Spring 2024 Deadline Extended to January 12 The Colorado Livestock Association is seeking a media intern who is a current student in an undergraduate degree program in applicable fields (i.e. communications, journalism, public relations, or marketing) who is available for the spring semester. This person will…

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Food Affordability Under Attack by Arbitrary Reductions Concerning Food Production

October 9, 2023

Aurora, CO – The Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Management for Manufacturing Phase 2 (GEMM-2) air emissions regulations currently in development through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will critically impact Colorado beef processing operations, ultimately threatening the beef market. This is yet another example that the current administration is unfriendly to…

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Beef and Dairy Animal Handling and Transportation Safety Training VIDEOS Available in English and Spanish!

October 9, 2023

Thanks to a grant award from the High Plains Intermountain Center for Agriculture Health and Safety (HICAHS), the Colorado Livestock Association (CLA) provided two live cattle handling demonstration seminars in April and June 2023 focusing on stockmanship, animal handling, and transportation safety. Following the live events, CLA produced training videos capturing the key messages to…

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Animal Agriculture Alliance Exposes Radical Animal Rights Organizations

August 26, 2023

The Animal Agriculture Alliance, a non-profit organization that monitors activist attacks on agriculture, has officially designated five new organizations as animal rights extremists. Among the groups listed are the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) and Farm Action. The designation was made as part of the alliance’s annual report, which revealed that animal rights groups are…

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2023 Legislator of the Year Award Recognizes Sen. Dylan Roberts

July 21, 2023

The Colorado Livestock Association has named Senator Dylan Roberts the 2023 Legislator of the Year. The Colorado Livestock Association and the livestock industry wish to thank Senator Dylan Roberts for his efforts to preserve the agriculture industry. Senator Roberts has advocated for beneficial laws that strike compromise and create workable solutions. In his short tenure,…

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Congratulations to the 2022 CLA Safe Farm Award Winners!

July 21, 2023

Each year, CLA recognizes members and worker’s compensation group participants with an outstanding safety record with the Safe Farm Award. The Colorado Livestock Association Safe Farm Awards were presented at the 2023 CLA Annual Meeting in Breckenridge, Colorado, on July 20, 2023. 2022 SAFE FARM AWARD RECIPIENTS Christensen Brothers, Inc, Weldona McClary Farms, Inc, Sedgwick…

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Colorado Livestock Association Celebrates 25th Anniversary at the 2023 CLA Annual Meeting in Breckenridge

July 21, 2023

At the 2023 Annual Meeting held at Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, over 200 livestock producers, agribusiness partners, and state agency representatives gathered to celebrate 25 years of progress for Colorado’s livestock industry. In 1998, the Colorado Livestock Association (CLA) was formed by restructuring the then 43-year-old Colorado Cattle Feeders Association (CCFA). Today, CLA members…

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Long-time Livestock Industry Regulatory Advocate Receives 2023 Colorado Livestock Association Top Choice Award

July 20, 2023

Colorado agriculture advocate receives Colorado Livestock Association’s highest honor Recipients of the Colorado Livestock Association’s Top Choice Award are individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to improving livestock agriculture in Colorado. Past honorees have come from all walks of life, but the common thread is that they embody a deep-rooted belief in the importance of…

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Dairy Farmers and Employees Gather for Stockmanship and Safety Training

July 1, 2023

Dairy farmers and employees gathered at Feldpausch Holsteins, LLC in Fort Morgan for the second session this past Thursday for a half-day presentation, the first of two seminars, covering stockmanship, cattle handling, and transportation safety. The seminar started with an engaging and informative classroom presentation by Libby Bigler, Colorado BQA Coordinator, on the basics of…

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CLA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration July 19-20 in Breckenridge!

June 23, 2023

Colorado Livestock Association’s 25th Anniversary celebration is just one month out. The 2023 CLA Annual Meeting in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado, is July 19-20, 2023. Making their return are CLA Council meetings Wednesday afternoon. With feature presentation by Kay Johnson-Smith, DairyMax President and COO at the Dairy Council meeting; John Hinners, U.S. Meat Export Federation at…

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