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Wagner Equipment Co. Purchases H. Manning Co. in Lamar, Colorado

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Wagner Equipment Co. will be the new AGCO and Ag allied products dealer, serving customers in the Lamar area.

Winter Livestock Update for May 16, 2018

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WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO 

Winter Livestock Update for May 2, 2018

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WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO

USDA Update for May 2, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• PRIMARY NESTING SEASON -  March 15th -  July 15 -  NO CRP Contract Management ALLOWED
• FARM LOAN Personnel in Kiowa County Service Center – Tuesday, May 8th 
• FSA County Committee Meeting – June 5th  
• CRP Continuous Signup - CRP Grassland OFFERS ONLY.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office.  NOW!! - File form CCC-633 EZ page 1 with FSA before losing beneficial interest to maintain Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP) eligibility.  (To request payments, producers need to submit page 2 of the CCC-633EZ)
• 2018 ARCPLC Enrollment deadline -  August 1, 2018
 
Disclaimer:  Information in this UPDATE is pertinent to Kiowa County FSA only.  Producers reading this and that do not have FSA interest in Kiowa County are advised to contact their local FSA Office.

Winter Livestock Update for April 25, 2018

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WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO

USDA Update for April 25, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

•    PRIMARY NESTING SEASON -  March 15th -  July 15 -  NO CRP Contract Management ALLOWED
•    CRP – Initial and re-seeding of permanent cover -  Deadline April 30th
•    FARM LOAN Personnel in Kiowa County Service Center – Tuesday, May 8th  
•    FSA County Committee Meeting – TBA  
•    CRP Continuous Signup - CRP Grassland OFFERS ONLY.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office.  NOW!! - File form CCC-633 EZ page 1 with FSA before losing beneficial interest to maintain Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP) eligibility.  (To request payments, producers need to submit page 2 of the CCC-633EZ)
•    2018 ARCPLC Enrollment deadline -  August 1, 2018
    
Disclaimer:  Information in this UPDATE is pertinent to Kiowa County FSA only.  Producers reading this and that do not have FSA interest in Kiowa County are advised to contact their local FSA Office.

Winter Livestock Update for April 18, 2018

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 WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO

USDA update for April 18, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

•    PRIMARY NESTING SEASON -  March 15th -  July 15 -  NO CRP Contract Management ALLOWED
•    CRP – Initial and re-seeding of permanent cover -  Deadline April 30th
•    FARM LOAN Personnel in Kiowa County Service Center – Tuesday, May 8th  
•    Conservation District Meeting -  Thursday, April 19th -  8:00 A.M. Cobblestone Inn - Eads
•    FSA County Committee Meeting – April 24th  
•    CRP Continuous Signup - CRP Grassland OFFERS ONLY.

Winter Livestock Update for April 11, 2018

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WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO

USDA Update for April 11, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

•    PRIMARY NESTING SEASON -  March 15th -  July 15 -  NO CRP Contract Management ALLOWED
•    CRP – Initial and re-seeding of permanent cover -  Deadline April 30th
•    FARM LOAN Personnel in Kiowa County Service Center – Tuesday, May 8th  
•    Conservation District Meeting -  Thursday, April 19th -  8:00 A.M. Cobblestone Inn - Eads
•    FSA County Committee Meeting – April 24th  
•    CRP Continuous Signup - CRP Grassland OFFERS ONLY.

USDA Designates Four Counties in Colorado as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Kansas

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Bent, Custer, Huerfano and Prowers counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

Winter Livestock Update for April 4, 2018

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WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO

793 CATTLE RECEIPTS TUESDAY MARCH 27TH, 2018 LIGHTWEIGHT STEERS SOLD STEADY ON THOSE OFFERED 175.00 TO 190.00.  HEAVY WEIGHTS STEERS SOLD 3.00 TO 5.00 LOWER 165.00 TO 179.00.  LIGHTWEIGHT HEIFERS SOLD STEADY 150.00 TO 160.00, HEAVY HEIFER CALVES SOLD 2.00 TO 4.00 LOWER ON A LIGHT TEST 135.00 TO 150.00

BLM Evaluating Oil and Gas Leasing Proposals in Eastern Colorado

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CAÑON CITY, Colorado. As part of the Administration’s priority to make America safe through energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments as it considers offering approximately 21,762 acres of federal oil and gas leases in eastern Colorado in the upcoming Sept.

USDA Update for April 4, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

Winter Livestock Update for March 28, 2018

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WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO

USDA Update for March 28, 2018

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

•    PRIMARY NESTING SEASON -  March 15th -  July 15 -  NO CRP Contract Management ALLOWED
•    FARM LOAN Personnel in Kiowa County Service Center – Tuesday, April 10th
•    County Committee Meeting – April 24th  
•    FINAL DATE FOR 2017 WHEAT MARKETING ASSISTANCE LOAN REQUEST -  March 31st  
•    CRP Continuous Signup - CRP Grassland OFFERS ONLY.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office.  NOW!! - File form CCC-633 EZ page 1 with FSA before losing beneficial interest to maintain Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP) eligibility.  (To request payments, producers need to submit page 2 of the CCC-633EZ)
•    2018 ARCPLC Enrollment deadline -  August 1, 2018
    
Disclaimer:  Information in this UPDATE is pertinent to Kiowa County FSA only.  Producers reading this and that do not have FSA interest in Kiowa County are advised to contact their local FSA Office.