Value chain of Colorado agriculture, The
Agriculture is a major contributor to the Colorado economy and, in the words of Governor John Hickenlooper, “led Colorado out of the recession.” In 2012, agriculture was designated as one of the key industries in the Colorado Blueprint initiative for economic development. For leaders in Colorado agriculture, the Blueprint provides a forum and opportunity to build bridges between the different commodities and communities that make up Colorado agriculture, including the closely associated food, beverage, and green industries, many of whom do not communicate regularly with one another. This value ...
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