Colorado Agriculture Forecast: Big snow in March show strong numbers for the water supply.

According to the March Issue of the Fence Post Rocky Mountain Edition, the 2014 forecasts for Colorado farmers continue looking good. The Water-supply is already ahead of the norm a month ago. A healthy water supply is vital for Colorado’s agriculture industry that, according to the Colorado Division of Water Resources, uses about 85 percent of the state’s water. Snowpack on March 1 in the South … [Read more...]

2014 Winter: Colorado’s Snowpack Levels

Northwest Colorado woke up this morning to additional new snow in the high country. There’s a long way to go before the irrigation season but if the cool temperatures and snow events continue, the summer agriculture season for hay production and livestock grazing should be in great shape. The Yampa and White River basins snow levels are 122% of median and fairing much better compared to same time … [Read more...]