"Delta County Farm Service Agency (FSA) wants to remind agricultural producers of the upcoming deadlines to purchase Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for 2013 crops. Now is the time to look ahead at your 2013 crop year plans and evaluate the need to purchase coverage against loss of production as a result of natural disaster on otherwise non-insurable crops," said Alan Bull, County Director.
Soil health farming practices are taking root in the Uncompahgre Valley.
A tour of local soil health fields conducted by Jerry Allen and attended by about 20 area producers and ag industry support professionals made demonstration stops at four local farms.
Do you run a cattle operation? Could you use a really helpful calendar with tips on how to best manage the herd each month? If so, stop by the Delta Extension Office and pick up a 2013 Beef Calendar.
Colorado State University Extension is accepting applications for the 2012 Master Gardener program. The Tri River Area Master Gardeners, serving Mesa, Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties, are the horticulture volunteers for extension.
The Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) will be holding a workshop, "Helping Ditch Companies and Group Laterals Organize for Success," in cooperation with the Delta Conservation District on Thursday, Nov. 29, at Memorial Hall in Hotchkiss, located at 175 North 1st St. from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
The Delta Conservation District is working with DARCA to help water users on the Western Slope during these changing times.