Oct. 30, 2013
Contact: Adrian Card, CSU Extension, 303-678-6383
Flood recovery informational meeting for farmers, ranchers and land owners Oct. 31
Boulder County, Colo. – Colorado State University Extension is hosting an informational meeting for farmers, ranchers, and landowners affected by the flood. A wide variety of information regarding technical assistance available for recovery will be presented, as well as how to apply for financial assistance. The meeting will be useful for landowners and agricultural producers with flood related damage to infrastructure and businesses and with crop losses.
What: Northern Colorado Flood Recovery Assistance Meeting
When: Oct. 31, from 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: McKee building at The Ranch, (Crossroads & I-25) in Loveland
Details: The event is free and open to the public; no pre-registration is required
Boulder County experienced great impacts due to extensive flooding not just in the mountain areas, but certainly in plains as well. Farmers, ranchers and landowners have a long road ahead to recover from these environmental changes, and having the support and knowledge of experts will benefit the community as a whole.
This meeting will feature presentations from agencies and experts ready to help, including:
- · USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service
- · USDA/Farm Service Agency
- · Colorado State University Extension
- · Colorado Farm Bureau
- · Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
- · Local Food Shift Group
- · Living GREEN Foundation
- · Colorado Department of Agriculture
- · Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment
- · Representatives from the offices of Colorado’s congressional delegation
For more information contact Adrian Card, CSU Extension of Boulder County, at
303-678-6383 or Adrian.Card@colostate.edu.
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