Conserving Colorado’s Irrigated Land

Outlet: Pagosa Daily Post

December 1, 2011

Southwest Basin Roundtable of the Colorado Water Conservation Board’s Conserving Irrigated Agricultural Lands grant project and Rocky Mountain Farmers’ Union held the Southwest Food and Farmland Forum on November 12 in Cortez, Colorado. Some sixty food producers, buyers, conservation groups and community leaders from the state’s southwest watershed basins strategized on how to secure the region’s food and farmland future. The challenges of keeping agriculture alive, an issue that is plaguing the country, were discussed in the morning’s general session…

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