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

By jlemmel | June 23, 2023 | Comments Off on CLA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration July 19-20 in Breckenridge!

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…

CDOT: Travel Impacts on Hwy 133 Temporary Bridge Over Paonia Sinkhole

By jlemmel | May 27, 2023 | Comments Off on CDOT: Travel Impacts on Hwy 133 Temporary Bridge Over Paonia Sinkhole

A safety closure has been in place on CO 133 since Tuesday, May 2, at Mile Points 14-19. The safety closure is due to significant road damage. The damage originally began with a small sinkhole and lane closure during the weekend of Saturday, April 29. Major flooding from nearby Bear Creek early the week of…

Cattle Producers Rejoice in Supreme Court Ruling on WOTUS Case

By jlemmel | May 25, 2023 | Comments Off on Cattle Producers Rejoice in Supreme Court Ruling on WOTUS Case

Unanimous Decision in Sackett v. EPA Narrows Scope and Regulatory Burden of the Clean Water Act WASHINGTON (May 25, 2023) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of the Sackett family in Sackett v. EPA – the court’s most recent consideration of which features are subject to federal Clean Water Act jurisdiction. In…

Colorado Livestock Association’s response to the Supreme Court’s closely divided ruling on California’s Proposition 12

By jlemmel | May 17, 2023 | Comments Off on Colorado Livestock Association’s response to the Supreme Court’s closely divided ruling on California’s Proposition 12

Aurora, CO – California’s Proposition 12 bans the sale of pork from hogs that don’t meet California’s new arbitrary animal housing standards, even if the pork was raised on farms outside California. Proposition 12 also imposes similar restrictions on selling certain egg and veal products. This creates an undue increased financial burden on the farm…

Beef Producers, Feeders and Livestock Haulers Gather for Stockmanship and Safety Training

By jlemmel | April 21, 2023 | Comments Off on Beef Producers, Feeders and Livestock Haulers Gather for Stockmanship and Safety Training

Beef producers from across the state traveled to Five Rivers Cattle Feeding Kuner Feedyard in Kersey, Colo. Thursday for a half-day presentation, the first of two seminars, covering stockmanship, cattle handling and transportation safety. Attendees represented many parts of the beef supply chain including; cow/calf producers, cattle feeders, and cattle haulers. The seminar kicked off…

Register for CLA’s Marshall Frasier Beef Symposium coming up May 16 in Hugo!

By jlemmel | April 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Register for CLA’s Marshall Frasier Beef Symposium coming up May 16 in Hugo!

Cattle Market Outlook, Bureau of Animal Protection Update, Long-Range Weather, Beef Quality Assurance Certification, and more! Aurora, CO – Register to attend the Marshall Frasier Beef Symposium May 16, 2023, in Hugo, CO! This annual event, hosted by the Colorado Livestock Association, includes trade show exhibitors and a full day of informative presentations from experts…

Colorado SecureSavings Program Information for Employers

By jlemmel | April 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Colorado SecureSavings Program Information for Employers

Colorado has created a state-sponsored retirement savings program for private sector employees who are not already participating in an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. The program is called the “Colorado SecureSavings Program.” It permits employee payroll deductions, but does not require, or accept, employer contributions. Except for some minimal recordkeeping, the Program is intended not to…

Drive to Survive Recording Available, Dates for Future Safety Group Meetings

By jlemmel | April 1, 2023 | Comments Off on Drive to Survive Recording Available, Dates for Future Safety Group Meetings

This week, CLA hosted the 1st Quarter CLA Safety Group Meeting featuring a presentation by Pat Hagge from Flood and Peterson discussing the importance of safe driving. Roughly 40,000 Americans are killed every year in motor vehicle crashes. Pat led attendees in a discussion on defensive strategies that can help you avoid collisions and keep…

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Issue Update Webinar Recording and Resources

By jlemmel | March 25, 2023 | Comments Off on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Issue Update Webinar Recording and Resources

Recently the Colorado Department of Agriculture Animal Health Division, Colorado State University Avian Health and Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hosted a webinar addressing Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). HPAI has been detected in commercial or backyard flocks in 47 states. HPAI has been detected…

Celebrating Colorado’s Agriculture Industry on Ag Day

By jlemmel | March 25, 2023 | Comments Off on Celebrating Colorado’s Agriculture Industry on Ag Day

Colorado Livestock Association celebrates National Ag Week advocating for livestock producers at the capitol National Ag Week was celebrated this past week nationwide, with Colorado Ag Day on March 22, 2023. Agriculture reaches every corner of Colorado with over 32 million agricultural acres. The diversity of Colorado agriculture is incredible – from livestock to crops…

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