Press Releases

February 14 2017

CFB Member Wins National AFBF Young Farmers...

Colorado Farm Bureau is proud to announce that the winner of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet is CFB member Ryan O’Reilly. O’Reilly, a senior at Colorado State University, is studying environmental and... Read More
February 13 2017

CFB Sends Letter to Senate Urging...

Colorado Farm Bureau today sent a letter to The Honorable Chuck Grassley, Chairman, and The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member, of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, urging the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch as Justice of the United... Read More
January 31 2017

Colorado Farm Bureau Sends Priorities to...

Colorado Farm Bureau today sent a letter to U.S. Senator Cory Gardner outlining its policy priorities for the 155th Congress. The correspondence is in reply to Sen. Gardner’s request for information on policies that could help assist the agriculture... Read More
January 24 2017

Statement from President Don Shawcroft on...

Centennial, Colo. –  Jan. 24, 2017 - Colorado Farm Bureau President Don Shawcroft released the following statement following this morning's order by the Trump administration to approve the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines.  “The Colorado Farm... Read More
December 29 2016

Colorado Farm Bureau Closes out a Strong 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, Colorado Farm Bureau is celebrating another successful year of promoting and protecting the future of Colorado agriculture and rural values. The organization saw success across all of its program areas, at the state capitol, and... Read More
October 17 2016

Colorado Farm Bureau presents Friend of Farm...

Centennial, Colo. –  Oct. 17, 2016 – Today, Colorado Farm Bureau presented Representative Scott Tipton with its Friend of Farm Bureau Award at the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee Office in Monte Vista, Colo. The Friend of Farm Bureau award is... Read More
October 04 2016

Colorado Farm Bureau announces Congressional...

Centennial, Colo. –  Oct. 4, 2016 – The Colorado Farm Bureau is pleased to announce members of the 114th Congress awarded the 2016 “Friend of Farm Bureau” award. The “Friend of Farm Bureau” designation is awarded at the end of each Congress to members... Read More
September 26 2016

Colorado Farm Bureau President Don Shawcroft...

Colorado Farm Bureau is pleased that China has lifted its ban on U.S. beef. After having been banned for 13 years, the U.S. and China can now begin negotiations on specific conditions under which trade can resume. China's announcement indicates it will... Read More
September 15 2016

Team #FarmPower Pedals The Plains

Centennial, Colo. –  Sept. 15, 2016 – This weekend at the Denver Post’s Pedal the Plains, a team of cyclists will ride as team #FarmPower for the second consecutive year. A collaboration between Colorado Farm Bureau, Coloradans for Responsible Energy... Read More
September 06 2016

President Don Shawcroft Statement: Nebraska...

The Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska Republican River Basin water agreement brings forth a resolution to end years of dispute and costly litigation. This is a great example of how states can work together to resolve conflicts and reach agreements on some of... Read More