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Hot Topics

Avian influenza (AI)

Locoweed (Astragalus and Oxytropis spp.)

Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)

Trichomoniasis

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)

  •  The State Veterinarian's Office at the Colorado Department of Agriculture has created a PEDV Swine Exhibition Risk Assessment Guide that can be used for county fairs, shows, and exhibitions to help evaluate their level of biosecurity and help event organizers to prevent disease and reduce the risk of a disease outbreak.
    Any diagnosis or clinical signs suggestive of PEDV or SECD should be reported to the State Veterinarian's Office or USDA APHIS Veterinary Services. 
  • Read more on PEDV


Pet Health: Raw food diets come with risks,

Current Events

Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA) Swarm Hotline

  • If you see a swarm of bees please call 1-844-2337 or 1-844-SPYBEES
  • Remember BEES are "FUZZY" while Wasps or Yellow Jackets are shiny and skinny. More information at CSBA.

2015 Ag Health and Saftey Webinars

Small Acreage Workshop – Grow food and livestock on your small acreage!

  • May 16, 2015, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, The Ranch, Loveland, CO
  • The keynote address will be given on soils by Dr. Gene Kelly, Department Head and Professor at CSU.  Presentations will cover weed and pasture management, finishing beef cattle on a small acreage, backyard chickens, small fruit production in Colorado, when to call a veterinarian, using cover crops, and food safety for backyard production. Participants can choose the sessions they would like to attend to match their specific interests and needs. Sponsored by Colorado State University Extension, West Greeley Conservation District, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. To see a list of topics and to register go to:https://small-acreage-workshop.eventbrite.com