Cover title., "February 28, 2008.", Economic outlook for Colorado agriculture -- Fruit industry outlook -- Feed grain situation and outlook -- Livestock outlook for 2008 -- Uncertainty ahead -- Sunflower and oilseed outlook -- Vegetable crop production outlook -- Wheat outlook -- Green industry outlook -- Colorado's agricultural exports -- 2008 Colorado agricultural directory., Mode of access: World Wide Web.
In order to grow the state's economy and support access to healthy foods for all Coloradans, the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council recommends the expansion of direct market technical assistance for all Colorado producers. Such technical assistance should focus on: clarifying farm to plate food safety regulations; supporting food and farming business development and management; and, increasing direct market access for producers of all sizes., "November 2013.", Online resource; title from PDF caption (viewed August 2017)
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly food stamps) benefits play an important role in meeting the food needs of low-income Coloradoans. Farmers markets provide a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables direct from the farm to consumers. This brief presents key findings of the barriers and opportunities to grow the use of SNAP at farmers markets and direct market producer points of sale. Such efforts have been shown to connect food insecure residents with healthy Colorado products and support Colorado's economy., "November 2013.", Online resource; title from PDF caption (viewed August 2017)
Colorado's crisp, dry mountain air, abundant sunny days, and varied growing environments, make it one of the top agricultural states in the U.S. Colorado exports annually more than $2 billion in agricultural products. Agriculture in Colorado contributes more than $40 billion annually to our economy and employs more than 170,000 people., Cover title., Print version record.