Barn Media 6-14-12: US Congressman Gardners Drafts Letter to USDA Urging for a Colorado Drought Declaration
June 15, 2012
US Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) is asking U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to issue a drought declaration for affected counties in Colorado. Current conditions mirror those of 2002 – the year the Hayman Fire devastated hundreds of thousands of acres of forests, and a year that cost Colorado farmers and ranchers millions of dollars in crop and livestock losses…
Brian Allmer has been in agriculture broadcasting since 2005, and has lived in Northeastern Colorado his entire life. Allmer is dedicated to covering the agriculture issues that those involved in agriculture face today in the United States and in Colorado.
“The BARN’s mission is to provide accurate and factual information pertaining to any ag issue facing producers and agriculture entrepreneurs and then let the listener or webpage visitor make up their own minds based on the facts on the discussions presented to them.”
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Allmer currently lives on a working family farm and ranch in Northeastern Colorado, with his two children, Samantha and TJ and his lovely wife, Connie. Allmer’s lifelong goal is to promote agriculture in a positive way and to shine the light along that journey on the hard-working young women and men involved in the FFA and in 4-H.