The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Through Jan. 17, 2014, producers interested in participating in the program can submit applications to NRCS.
The 12th annual Convention of the Ditch & Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) will be held Feb. 26-28, at the Plaza Event Center in Longmont.
The convention, From Drought to Deluge — Dealing with Uncertainty, will focus on flood and recovery issues facing ditch companies along the Front Range along with other timely subjects.
The fourth annual VinCO winemaking and grape growing trade conference returns Jan. 14-16 in Grand Junction, with a diverse lineup of national experts leading seminars on grape growing, winemaking and business development.
The three-day confab is designed to give attendees real-life skills to make better wine, grow better grapes, and sell more of both.
Farmers, ranchers and those interested in the future of agriculture will gather for the second annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Montrose Pavilion. The conference provides an array of breakout sessions which convey vital, regionally specific agricultural information in a venue convenient to the Western Slope.
The fourth annual Western Slope Soil Health Conference will be held on Jan. 23-24 at the Bill Heddles Recreaton Center in Delta.
This conference is designed to educate producers, government officials, and the broad community about issues to increase organic matter in our soils through cover crops, green manure, compost, minimum tillage, and various soil amendments.