Colorado

Worker health protected by Colorado growers

Colorado fruit and vegetable growers are working hard to protect the health of the men and women who work to cultivate, harvest and pack fresh fruits and vegetables. At Petrocco Farms in Brighton, workers are... more »

Rocky Mountain growers try remote sensors

During a late-season frost in 2017, western Colorado grower Edward Tuft used a mobile app and a network of remote thermometers to save a crop of Honeycrisp. Tuft, the founder of Leroux Creek Foods, was... more »

Colorado fruit growers talk trade, labor with Perdue

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue met with members of the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) May 15 at Sakata Farms to discuss the biggest challenges facing their farms. "Securing qualified,... more »


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