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Colorado Front Range Farming

Colorado Front Range Farming

 

Early morning springtime scenic landscape view of a country red barn and tractor with the majestic snow capped Rocky Mountains front range towering in the background.   Colorado is home to towering mountains and flat plains. Soils in the eastern plains regions and the valley of the western mountains are the most fertile in the nation.

Colorado ranks first nationally in production of proso millet. This annual grass is grown as a grain crop and is used for bird and livestock feed.

By far, cattle and calves are the most important commodities to the state of Colorado. With over 60% of the state’s total agricultural receipts provided by cattle and calves. Dairy products are also an important Colorado product, with the production of hogs, sheep and lambs, and eggs contributing.

The most important commodities within the crop group are corn for grain and greenhouse and nursery products. Wheat and hay are also important. Potatoes complete the list of Colorado’s top five crops.

Agriculture contributes over $7 billion dollars to the Colorado state economy annually. There are more than 105,000 jobs in Colorado related to agribusiness.

 

Colorado Front Range Farming BW
Colorado fine art nature landscape photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)  All Rights Reserved.
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Colorado Farming

Colorado Farming

 

Early morning springtime scenic landscape view of a red barn and tractor with the majestic Rocky Mountains front range towering in the background and a view of the Twin Peaks Mt Meeker 13,911 feet and Longs Peak 14,256 feet.   Colorado is home to towering mountains and flat plains. Soils in the eastern plains regions and the valley of the western mountains are the most fertile in the nation.

By far, cattle and calves are the most important commodities to the state of Colorado. With over 60% of the state’s total agricultural receipts provided by cattle and calves. Dairy products are also an important Colorado product, with the production of hogs, sheep and lambs, and eggs contributing.

The most important commodities within the crop group are corn for grain and greenhouse and nursery products. Wheat and hay are also important. Potatoes complete the list of Colorado’s top five crops.

 
Photography Prints Colorado Farming

 

Black and white version below.

 

Colorado Farming in Black and White

 

All images are available as fine art nature landscape photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images –  James Bo Insogna (C) – All Rights Reserved.

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Train Tracks into a Colorful Sky

Railroad train tracks into a colorful sunrise sky. Cropped version.  Fine art Colorado sunrise - sunset nature landscape photography prints, canvas art, acrylic prints and stock images by By James Bo Insogna (C ) 2012 - All Rights Reserved 1-888-682-0122

Railroad train tracks into a colorful sunrise sky. Cropped version. Fine art Colorado sunrise – sunset nature landscape photography prints, canvas art, acrylic prints and stock images by By James Bo Insogna (C ) 2012 – All Rights Reserved 1-888-682-0122

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