AG-18-1-Industrial Hemp in Colorado

WHEREAS “Industrial Hemp” means a plant of the genus Cannabis and any part of the plant, whether growing or not, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of no more than …

AG-06-7-Right to Farm

WHEREAS Colorado statutes define the “right to farm” and have indicated the importance of agricultural lands to Colorado residents; and WHEREAS Colorado’s Right to Farm statute identifies the circumstances under …

AG-06-6-Property Rights and Takings

WHEREAS the 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees that private property shall not be taken for public uses without just compensation; and WHEREAS many “takings” result in a …

AG -06-5-Predator Control

WHEREAS  livestock production is a vital part of the Western Slope economy, generating millions of dollars and thousands of jobs, as well as preserving the natural beauty of the region, …

AG – 08 – 1-Management Of Non-Native Insects

WHEREAS agriculture is Colorado’s 3rd largest industry; and WHEREAS the infestation of non-native invasive insects such as the Japanese Beetle, Emerald Ash Borer and European Wood Wasp poses a threat …

AG – 98 – 2-Labor, Migrant Farm Labor Access

WHEREAS the shortage of agricultural labor continues to plague Western Slope agricultural producers, despite recent efforts to import legal workers; and WHEREAS the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service’s (USCIS) …

AG-05-2-International Free Trade Agreements

WHEREAS the United States business community and labor force can compete strongly with other countries when operating within equivalent trade parameters and constraints; and WHEREAS when trade parameters and constraints …

AG – 96 – 1-Habitat Partnership Program

WHEREAS the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), in conjunction with the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, the Colorado Wool Growers, sportsmen, and public land management agencies, have developed the Habitat Partnership Program …

AG-06-9-Future Of Agriculture In Colorado

WHEREAS agriculture has always been one of the cornerstones of Colorado’s economy; and WHEREAS Colorado is a statutory Right to Farm state; and WHEREAS agriculture also serves the increasingly important …

AG-14-01-Colorado River Basin – Ag Land Dry-up

WHEREAS should drought conditions persist in the Colorado River Basin, projections show a serious near-term risk that water elevations in Lake Mead and Lake Powell could decline to levels that likely …

AG-06-4-Colorado Agricultural Products, Promotion of

WHEREAS CLUB 20 believes that Colorado producers can deliver quality, price, performance, customer service, and timely delivery to establish a sustainable market relationship; and WHEREAS CLUB 20 recognizes the importance …

AG – 03 – 3-Bio-Pharming In Colorado

Whereas the use of agriculture crops as a source of basic ingredients for synthetic pharmaceuticals is emerging as an additional economic opportunity for farmers; and Whereas the climate and isolated …

AG – 98 – 1-Agriculture-Related Ballot Initiatives

WHEREAS ballot initiatives are voted on by the general public who are not familiar with agriculture operations or the necessary day-to-day agriculture activities and animal husbandry practices; and WHEREAS ballot …

AG-06-2-Ag Programs, Federal and State

WHEREAS the government at both the state and federal level can play an important but limited role in promoting a viable agriculture industry, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that CLUB 20 …

AG-06-3-Ag Land Protection

WHEREAS agricultural lands provide not only economic benefit to the Western Slope, but also supply much of the open space and wildlife habitat, and thus the quality of life, which …

AG-09-1-Acreage Subject To Subdivision Restrictions

WHEREAS Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS 30-28-103) authorize counties to regulate land uses through zoning, to appoint a planning commission, and to prepare and adopt a comprehensive plan for the physical …