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Celebrate the Bounty of Colorado Agriculture

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed March 16, 2011, as “Colorado Ag Day.” The day coincides with National Ag Week, March 13-19, and is designed to celebrate the abundance provided by America’s agricultural producers.

“Colorado’s farmers and ranchers contribute greatly to our way of life. Besides providing food and fiber, agriculture also protects our natural resources,” said Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar. “Colorado’s diverse agriculture and food industry is a large part of our great state’s economy, generating approximately $20 billion annually and supporting more than 108,000 jobs.”

Colorado Ag Day and National Ag Week recognize American agriculture and the contributions of the farmers and ranchers. The events focus on educating consumers about how agriculture provides almost everything we eat, use and wear.

A number of events are scheduled in Colorado to honor those involved in American agriculture:

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed March 16, 2011, as “Colorado Ag Day.” The day coincides with National Ag Week, March 13-19, and is designed to celebrate the abundance provided by America’s agricultural producers.

“Colorado’s farmers and ranchers contribute greatly to our way of life. Besides providing food and fiber, agriculture also protects our natural resources,” said Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar. “Colorado’s diverse agriculture and food industry is a large part of our great state’s economy, generating approximately $20 billion annually and supporting more than 108,000 jobs.”

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Colorado Ag Day and National Ag Week recognize American agriculture and the contributions of the farmers and ranchers. The events focus on educating consumers about how agriculture provides almost everything we eat, use and wear.

A number of events are scheduled in Colorado to honor those involved in American agriculture:

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed March 16, 2011, as “Colorado Ag Day.” The day coincides with National Ag Week, March 13-19, and is designed to celebrate the abundance provided by America’s agricultural producers.

“Colorado’s farmers and ranchers contribute greatly to our way of life. Besides providing food and fiber, agriculture also protects our natural resources,” said Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar. “Colorado’s diverse agriculture and food industry is a large part of our great state’s economy, generating approximately $20 billion annually and supporting more than 108,000 jobs.”

Colorado Ag Day and National Ag Week recognize American agriculture and the contributions of the farmers and ranchers. The events focus on educating consumers about how agriculture provides almost everything we eat, use and wear.

A number of events are scheduled in Colorado to honor those involved in American agriculture:

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed March 16, 2011, as “Colorado Ag Day.” The day coincides with National Ag Week, March 13-19, and is designed to celebrate the abundance provided by America’s agricultural producers.

“Colorado’s farmers and ranchers contribute greatly to our way of life. Besides providing food and fiber, agriculture also protects our natural resources,” said Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar. “Colorado’s diverse agriculture and food industry is a large part of our great state’s economy, generating approximately $20 billion annually and supporting more than 108,000 jobs.”

Colorado Ag Day and National Ag Week recognize American agriculture and the contributions of the farmers and ranchers. The events focus on educating consumers about how agriculture provides almost everything we eat, use and wear.

A number of events are scheduled in Colorado to honor those involved in American agriculture: