The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) invites minority farmers and ranchers in Delta County and across the nation to voluntarily join the USDA Minority Farm Register to receive information and opportunities from USDA agencies.
"The new Minority Farm Register is an outreach tool to reach underserved farmers and ranchers who are not currently enrolled in USDA loan, farm or conservation programs," said Alan Bull, Delta County FSA county executive director.
Several local Angus producers have been included in the American Angus Association's annual Pathfinder Report.
Michael L Ripp, Delta, has five registered Angus cows included in the association's 2012 Pathfinder® Report.
A newly formed organization, Colorado Ag Leadership Program (CALP), is dedicated to enhancing leadership capabilities of those committed to the future of Colorado's agriculture and rural communities.
CALP is a hands-on program that will recruit enthusiastic Coloradoans involved in agriculture, agribusiness, rural industries, rural communities or natural resource management.
The 2011-2012 Hotch-kiss FFA Chapter has had a very successful year thus far.
This summer our new officer team attended COLT Camp in Glenwood Springs to plan our year's activities.
Delta High School will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 18-25. "I Believe" is this year's theme, celebrating more than 80 years of FFA traditions while eagerly anticipating the organization's future.
The Delta FFA Chapter, is an organization that combines agriculture-related skills, community service, and leadership skills all into one.