Udall, Bennet Join Senate to Approve Critical Support for Colorado Farmers and Ranchers

Agriculture Appropriations Bill Increases Loan-Aid to Farmers, Funds Critical Research at CSU and Great Plains Research Station in Akron

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet joined the Senate Tuesday evening to pass a bill that increases access to credit for farmers and ranchers. The Senators were instrumental in ensuring the bill included support for Colorado's farmers, who are struggling as a result of low commodity prices and the credit...

Bennet: Relief for Colorado's Struggling Dairy Producers On The Way

Administration's Decision to Raise Price Support Levels Comes on Heels of Bennet Push to Provide Immediate Relief for Dairy Producers

Washington, DC - In the face of falling commodity prices and rising concerns about the long-term viability of Colorado's dairy sector, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, lauded the Administration's decision to provide immediate support for struggling producers by increasing the amount paid for dairy products through the Dai...

With CRP Lands Set to Expire, Bennet Urges Ag Secretary Vilsack to Clarify Options for Colorado Farmers and Ranchers

Over 714,000 Acres in Colorado CRP Land Contracts Set to Expire This September

Washington, DC - With the contracts for over 714,000 acres of Colorado land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) set to expire this September, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, urged United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to make clear the options available to Colorado farmers an...