The 2016 Colorado Farm Show is Tuesday January 26-Thurday, January 28 at Island Grove Park is Greeley. The show is: Tuesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free, but there is a $5 fee for parking.

Tuesday, January 26

  • Colorado Beef Industry – An Issues and Opportunities Update - 9 am
  • Welcome - 9 am
  • Think Before You Launch - 9 am
  • Colorado Agriculture Today - 9:15 am
  • What’s New In Vegetable Crop Research for Colorado? - 9:30 am
  • Veterinary Feed Directives – What? Why? When? - 9:45 am
  • Ranchers’ Decision-Making and Adaptive Grazing Management: A Case Study of the Central Great Plain - 10:15 am
  • Federal Policy Perspective for Fruit and Vegetable Growers - 10:30 am
    What’s the Outlook for Agricultural Commodity markets & the Economy? - 10:45 am
  • The Lowry Range: A Holistic Approach to Improving Rangelands - 11 am
  • Staying Fresh On the Farm-Farm Food Safety Tools -  11 am
  • NRCS Programs for Grazing Lands - 11:45 am
  • Market Update and Outlook - 1 pm
  • Labor Compliance and Best Practices for Fruit & Vegetable Growers in Colorado - 1 pm
  • Early Days of Hemp R&D in Colorado - 1 pm
  • Breeding Cattle in the Genomics Era 1:45 pm
  • Business Development Tools for Produce Growers - 2 pm
  • Breeding Cattle in the Genomics Era – Producer Panel Discussion - 2:30 pm

Wednesday, January 27

  • Welcome - 9:30 am
  • Innovation in Weather Forecasting - 10 am
  • Understanding the Upcoming Veterinary Feed Directive -10 am
  • Panel Discussion - Innovations in Precision Farming - 10:45 am
  • Travel Voucher Giveaway - 11 am
  • Human Resources Management Strategies for Better Results - 11:05 am
  • Don Brown – Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture - 12:45 pm
  • Panel Discussion - Big Bad Farm Data - 1 pm
  • 2016 Colorado Weather Update - 1 pm
  • Dairy Forages – What’s New in Genetics and Management - 1:15 pm
  • Panel Discussion - The Price of Innovation in Precision Farming - 2:15 pm
  • Travel Voucher Giveaway 2:30 pm

Thursday, January 28

  • Believing In What You Can’t See - 10 am