Fall 2012: Rooted in Colorado
The Agriculture Issue
Farmers play a critical role in Colorado. To support the food and fiber they provide to the rest of us, agriculture receives more than 85 percent of the state’s water deliveries. Read the latest issue of Headwaters to learn about the value of water for Colorado agriculture, how water is managed during drought years, the innovation that farmers make to survive and much more. Explore these topics by reading feature articles below or flipping through the online version of Headwaters.
Grown in Colorado
October 2, 2012 by Caitlin Coleman
Colorado boasts ideal growing conditions for a wide range of products once water is added to the mix. The state’s farms and ranches provide a bounty that reaches 115 nations and, in Colorado, is one of the leading drivers of the state’s economy.