John Salazar

SALAZAR: AGRO-TERRORISM IS A REASONABLE THREAT

Livestock security is of highest concern

GUEST COLUMNIST

When people go shopping for food on their dinner table, they may consider its nutritious value and its cost, but many don’t consider the farmer and rancher behind every piece of food on their plate. For every bite you take, the agricultural community strives to provide a healthy, abundant food supply. But, let’s dig even deeper and on a global security level.

Each morning on the news, there are typically stories of terrorism across the globe. In a world that can sometimes seem unstable and hostile, it has become even more critical that we look at areas that could be exposed to

SALAZAR: UNPREDICTABLE CONDITIONS CAN RAISE HAVOC

Mother Nature delivers statewide challenges to Colorado’s agricultural scene

The Colorado Statesman

What’s the weather going to be like today? For most of us the answer may mean putting on a jacket, grabbing an umbrella, or bundling up the kids for the school bus stop. But for a farmer and rancher, the answer can have a significant impact on their very economic well-being.

SALAZAR: EXPORTS OF AG PRODUCTS IMPORTANT TO STATE

International markets play major role in Colorado’s agriculture exports

GUEST COLUMNIST

When thinking about the goods or services that Colorado exports to other countries, agricultural products may not be the first thing that crosses your mind. Think again.