Resource Directory

Colorado Agricultural Directory - includes ag associations, state government offices, farm/ranch management assistance, national and federal offices, conservation districts and CSU extension offices.

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updated 7/1/07

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  • AGRICULTURE
    Information .............................................................................. (303) 239-4100

  • AGRITOURISM
    Information ..............................................................................(303) 239-4119

  • AIR
    Quality/Monitoring (Public Health ) .......................................... (303) 692-3100

  • ALLERGY
    Registration, see Pesticide Sensitive

  • ANHYDROUS AMMONIA SAFETY
    Nurse Tank Labeling & Inspection ........................................... (303) 477-0086
    Ensures that this fertilizer product is stored, transported and used by agricultural
    producers in a safe manner.
    Site Approval ........................................................................... (303) 477-0086
    Inspectors conduct safety inspections for bulk anhydrous ammonia storage tanks and transportation tanks.

  • ANIMALS
    Exotic (Division of Wildlife) ...................................................... (303) 291-7143
    Breeding Licenses, see Pet Care  (PACFA)
    Carcass Removal License, see Pet Care

  • ANIMAL CONTROL
    Rodent, see Rodent Control

  • ANIMAL CRUELTY
    See Bureau of Animal Protection

  • ANIMAL HEALTH
    Animal Disease Testing Services, see Laboratory Services

  • ANIMAL PROTECTION
    Animal Identification ...............................................................(877) 842-0102
    Investigation & Training ..........................................................(303) 239-4163
    Operation Livestock Theft ........................................................(800) 332-4155


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  • ANIMAL TRANSPORT
    Brand Inspection ..................................................................... (303) 294-0895
    State to State in U.S. ............................................................... (303) 239-4161
    Out of U.S. (Federal Vet ) ......................................................... (303) 231-5385

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  • AQUACULTURE
    Licensing & Permits .................................................................
    (303) 239-4161
    The Animals Division licenses all private aquaculturists in the state and provides information and assistance to individuals interested in starting an aquaculture facility.

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  • BARN
    Licensing, see Sale Barns

     
  • BEES
    Apiary Information ...................................................................(303) 239-4153
    Provides inspections requested by beekeepers transporting bees outside Colorado to prevent the spread of disease.
    Honey Bee Collection .............................................................. (303) 239-4153      If you have a swarm which needs to be removed from your property, the Apiary program maintains a list of beekeepers.

  • BIRDS
    Bands, see Pet Care  (PACFA)

  • BONDS
    Surety, see Farm Products

  • BRANDS
    New Brands ............................................................................. (303) 294-0895
    Books ....................................................................................... (303) 294-0895
    Inspector Exam ........................................................................ (303) 239-4106
    Leases ..................................................................................... (303) 294-0895
    Renewals .................................................................................(303) 294-0895
    Transfer of Ownership ............................................................. (303) 294-0895

  • BSE PREVENTION
    Disease, see Livestock Disease

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  • BUREAU OF ANIMAL PROTECTION
    Investigation & Training .......................................................... (303) 239-4163
    The Bureau of Animal Protection conducts investigations and training courses with the assistance of law enforcement officials.

  • BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
    Business Start-Up ..................................................................... (303) 239-4119
    The Markets Division provides information to start up an agricultural-related business.
    Export Assistance .................................................................... (303) 239-4118

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  • COOPERATIVE AG PEST SURVEY (CAPS)
    Information .............................................................................. (303) 239-4177

  • CERTIFIED PUBLIC WEIGHER
    Licensing, see Measurement Standards

  • CHEMIGATION
    Inspection & Permit ................................................................. (303) 239-4149
    Protects aquifers & surface water from possible contamination by ag chemicals applied through closed irrigation systems.

  • CHRISTMAS TREES
    Permit, see Trees

  • CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE
    Disease, see Livestock Disease

  • COLORADO PROUD PROGRAM
    Information .............................................................................. (303) 239-4119
    The Colorado Proud logo at grocery stores, farmers' markets and restaurants ensures that you are buying locally grown, raised or processed foods. www.coloradoproud.org

  • COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE
    Agriculture Department ........................................................... (303) 239-4100

  • COMMODITY HANDLER
    License, see Farm Products

  • CONSERVATION, SOIL
    Districts .................................................................................... (303) 239-4112
    District ConservationTechnician Program ............................... (303) 239-4170
    Basin States Salinity Control ........................................... (970) 243-5068 x122

  • CROP DEFICIENCY REPORTS
    USDA (Farm Service) ............................................................... (720) 544-2876

  • CROP LOSS AID
    USDA (Farm Service) ............................................................... (720) 544-2876

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  • DAIRY
    Farms List (Milk Marketing Board) ........................................... (303) 757-7418
    Inspections (Public Health ) ..................................................... (303) 692-3633

  • DANGEROUS DOGS
    Registry, see Pet Care

  • DROUGHT
    Disaster Designation (USDA ) ................................................... (720) 544-2876
    Hay/Pasture Available, see Market Directories

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  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    Colorado Ag Development Authority........................................ (303) 239-4116
    Rural (USDA ) ........................................................................... (720) 544-2903

  • EDUCATION
    Agriculture Education, AgInsights ............................................ (303) 239-4119
    AgInsights is a forum of organizations and individuals that provides a foundation for a more united agricultural industry and a better understanding of the contribution agriculture makes to Colorado's quality of life.
  • Pesticide Applicator, Continuing Education Credit
    Required Workshops ...............................................................
     (303) 239-4178

    Approved continuing education credits, registration fees and procedures vary with each workshop. Please call for more information.

  • EGGS
    Grades & Requirements ........................................................... (303) 477-0093
    Retail/Wholesale Business Inspection & Licensing .................. (303) 477-0093
    Egg inspection ensures that the eggs you purchase are wholesome, fresh and properly labeled.

  • EMPLOYMENT
    Human Resources .................................................................... (303) 239-4100

  • EXPORTING
    Also see Importing
    Ag Commodities (Interstate/International),
    Phytosanitary Certificates, State Certificates of Origin ............
     (303) 239-4154
    Assistance ................................................................................ (303) 239-4118

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  • FAIR, STATE
    Admin & VIP Services .............................................................. (719) 404-2034
    Commercial Exhibits ............................................................... (719) 404-2028
    Registration information for commercial exhibits at the State Fair.
    Facility Services ...................................................................... (719) 404-2023
    Facility Rentals and Camping, Non-State Fair ......................... (719) 404-2014
    Fine Arts & General Entry ........................................................ (719) 404-2080
    Food Concessions .................................................................... (719) 404-2028
    Horse Shows, Fair & Non-Fair .................................................. (719) 404-2025
    Special Attractions .................................................................. (719) 404-2028
    Sponsorships ........................................................................... (719) 404-2013
    Street Rod Camping ................................................................ (719) 404-2023
    Ticket Information/Box Office .................................................. (719) 404-2070

  • FARM DEFICIENCY
    Payments (USDA) ..................................................................... (720) 544-2876

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  • FARM PRODUCTS
    Agricultural Mediation, see Mediation
    Commodity Handler License ................................................... (303) 477-0093
    Commodity Warehouse Audit & Inspection ............................. (303) 477-0093
    Performs audits and inspections of all Colorado licensed commodity warehouses.
    Complaints .............................................................................. (303) 477-0054
    Dealer Exam, Inspection & License ......................................... (303) 477-0093
    Protects sellers of Colorado farm products from fraudulent dealers and handlers. Including small volume dealers.
    Surety Bonds & Letters of Credit .............................................. (303) 477-0093

  • FEDERAL
    Phone Numbers/Questions ...................................................... (800) 688-9889

  • FEED
    Also see Livestock Feed/Pet Food
    Livestock/Pet Food, Information .............................................. (303) 477-0081

  • FENCING QUESTIONS
    Information .............................................................................. (303) 294-0895

  • FERTILIZER & SOIL CONDITIONER
    Inspection, Labeling, Registration & Tonnage.......................... (303) 477-0086
    Regulates fertilizers and soil conditioners sold in Colorado for agricultural and
    home use.

  • FIREWOOD
    Permits (US Forest Service) ..................................................... (303) 275-5350
    Quantity Complaints ................................................................ (303) 477-4220

  • FISHING
    Facility/Farm Licensing, see Aquaculture
    Licenses (Natural Resources) ................................................... (303) 291-7533

  • FOOD SAFETY
    Information (FDA) .................................................................... (800) 332-4010

  • FLORISTS
    Wholesale ............................................................................... (303) 239-4154
    Interstate shipping certificates for wholesale florists.

  • FOOD STAMP PROGRAM
    Office (USDA) ........................................................................... (303) 844-0338

  • FOOD SALES
    Complaints .............................................................................. (303) 477-0093
    Call for questions/complaints on door-to-door meat salesmen.
    Inspection & Licensing ............................................................ (303) 477-0093
    All door-to-door meat salesmen must license with the state.
    Packaging & Labeling, see Measurement Standards

  • FRUIT & VEGETABLE
    Size & Grade Inspection........................................................... (719) 852-4749
    Provides a quality inspection service to the produce industry of Colorado. Products inspected include: peaches, apples, potatoes, corn, onions, broccoli and lettuce.
    Packaging & Labeling, see Measurement Standards

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  • GASOLINE
    Overcharge/Quality (Labor & Employment) ............................. (303) 318-8500

  • GRAIN
    Commodity Handler, see Farm Products

  • GRANTS
    Feasibility ................................................................................ (303) 239-4114
    Matching, Conservation ........................................................... (303) 239-4112
    Provides funds to assist the conservation districts in addressing conservation problems identified at a local level.
    Value-Added ............................................................................ (303) 239-4116

  • GRAZING
    Information (Farm Service)....................................................... (720) 544-2876

  • GREENHOUSES
    Interstate shipping/inspection .................................................. (303) 239-4154
    Provides inspections of greenhouse structures and stock to prevent the spread of plant diseases and injurious insects out-of-state

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  • HAY
    Colorado Hay Directory ........................................................... (303) 239-4115
    Dealer License ........................................................................ (303) 477-0054
    Shipping Requirements, Into Colorado ................................... (303) 239-4153
    Weed Free Forage Certificate ................................................. (303) 239-4149
    Inspects hay before it is harvested to verify that there are no propagative plant parts of noxious weeds.
    Weed Free Forage Crop Directory............................................ (303) 239-4149
    Provides a list of licensed farmers with inspected forage or mulch for sale.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY
    Agriculture ............................................................................... (303) 239-4129

  • HONEY
    Sold By Beekeepers (CDPHE) .................................................. (303) 692-3620
    Also, see Bees

  • HORSE
    Livestock Inspection, see Livestock
    Shows, see Fair
  • HUMAN RESOURCES
    Questions ................................................................................. (303) 239-4108

  • HUNTING
    Lease Hunting Available (Division of Wildlife) ......................... (303) 297-1192
    Gun Safety (Division of Wildlife) .............................................. (303) 297-1192

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  • IMPORTING
    Ag Commodities (APHIS) ......................................................... (303) 371-3355
    Animals (Federal Vet's Office) ................................................. (303) 231-5385

  • INSECTS
    Entomology ............................................................................. (303) 239-4153
    Infestation Inspection .............................................................. (303) 239-4153
    Request, see Pest Control

  • INSPECTIONS
    Anhydrous ammonia site & nurse tank ............................................ (303) 477-0086

    Apple size & quality ......................................................................... (719) 852-4749

    Brand ............................................................................................... (303) 294-0895

    Bull Trich testing, training and accreditation .................................. (303) 239-4161

    Bureau of Animal Protection ........................................................... (303) 239-4163

    Chemigation .................................................................................... (303) 239-4149

    Egg size, grade and defects ............................................................ (303) 477-0093

    Entry permits for livestock ............................................................... (303) 239-4161

    Farm Products dealers to assure ability to pay ................................ (303) 477-0054

    Feed evaluation of labels and facilities ........................................... (303) 477-0081

    Fertilizer evaluation of labels and facilities .................................... (303) 477-0086

    Greenhouse ..................................................................................... (303) 239-4154

    Law enforcement radar gun calibration .......................................... (303) 477-4220

    Livestock dealers; bond levels ........................................................ (303) 477-0054

    Medicated feed processing facilities ............................................... (303) 477-0081

    Nursery dealers ............................................................................... (303) 239-4154

    Onion size and grade ...................................................................... (719) 852-4749

    Organic certification ........................................................................ (303) 239-4149

    Pet animal care facilities ................................................................. (303) 239-4167

    Pesticide applicators ....................................................................... (303) 239-4146

    Pesticide dealer .......................................................................... (303) 239-4144/81

    Pesticide product ........................................................................ (303) 239-4144/81

    Phytosanitary certificates to export ................................................. (303) 239-4154

    Potato size and grade ..................................................................... (719) 852-4749

    Price verification ............................................................................. (303) 477-4220

    Scale accuracy in stores and for trucks ........................................... (303) 477-4220

    Seed dealers and label accuracy .................................................... (303) 239-4142

    Sod producers ................................................................................. (303) 239-4154

    Storage facilities for grain ............................................................... (303) 477-0054

    Rendering license ........................................................................... (303) 239-4167

    Weed free forage certification ........................................................ (303) 239-4149

    Wild game meat processors ............................................................ (303) 477-0093


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  • LABORATORY SERVICES
    Biochemistry Laboratory ......................................................... (303) 477-0014
    Provides regulatory chemistry and microbiological analytical services for the Feed, Fertilizer, Groundwater and several Pesticide Programs. Label compliance analyses ensure products contain the guaranteed nutrients or active substances. Investigatory samples, collected by Department inspectors, are also tested.
    Metrology Laboratory............................................................... (303) 477-4220
    Custodian of the state's official standards of weights and measures and provider of calibration services which are directly traceable to national standards at the National Institute of Technology (NIST). Calibrations include mass, length, volume, time/frequency and determination of moisture in grain. Measurement services are used by Department inspection staff, licensed commercial device service companies, law enforcement agencies and the general public. The laboratory holds a NIST Certificate of Traceability and has a quality system
    compliant with ISO/IEC 17025-2005.
    Rocky Mountain Regional Animal Health Laboratory .............. (303) 477-0049
    Offers laboratory services that promote herd health, marketplace competitiveness and peace of mind. The laboratory provides a means of conducting animal disease diagnosis and surveillance activities that facilitate the movement and marketing of livestock. Laboratory services include tests for Brucellosis, Trichomoniasis, Johne's Disease, Scrapie Genetic Susceptibility, Bovine Leukosis, Anaplasmosis, West Nile Virus and more. The laboratory is ISO/IEC 17025-2005 accredited for many of the tests from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). www.rmrahl.org

  • LANDSCAPING
    Contractor Registration ............................................................ (303) 239-4154

  • LIVESTOCK
    Alternative, Inspection ............................................................. (303) 294-0895
    For domestic elk and fallow deer, you must contact the Brand Inspection Division for licensing alternative livestock facilities.
    Dealer License ........................................................................ (303) 477-0093
    Required to purchase or broker livestock from Colorado producers, owners and
    dealers for resale or processing.
    Health Inspection ..................................................................... (303) 239-4161
    Licensed Auction Markets ........................................................ (303) 294-0895
    The Brand Inspection Division maintains a public livestock market list.
    Statewide Brand Inspection .................................................... (303) 294-0895
    Inspects livestock and verifies ownership before sale.
    Transport, see Animal Transport

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  • LIVESTOCK DISEASE
    BSE Information ...................................................................... (303) 239-4161
    Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), Information .......................... (303) 807-2598
    CWD, Wildlife (Division of Wildlife) ......................................... (303) 297-1192
    Scrapie Control ....................................................................... (303) 239-0685

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  • LIVESTOCK FEED/PET FOOD
    BSE Prevention Information .................................................... (303) 477-0081
    Inspects commercial feed/ pet food manufacturers and feed distributors for compliance with the BSE regulations and other requirements of the Colorado Feed Law.
    Bulk Bins or Repackaged Products .......................................... (303) 477-0081
    Labeling Requirements, Treats/Supplements .......................... (303) 477-0081
    Labeling & Sampling Info ........................................................ (303) 477-0081
    Manufacturer/Distributor Registration & Requirements ............ (303) 477-0081
    Ensures the safety of meat, milk and eggs that are produced for human consumption by regulating the products fed to animals and answers questions regarding registration, inspection fees and tonnage.

  • LOANS
    Beginning Farmer Program ..................................................... (303) 239-4116
    The Colorado Agricultural Development Authority is an independent public body that uses public financing to make low-interest loans available to agricultural producers.

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  • MARKETING
    Directories/Publications ........................................................... (303) 239-4115
    Domestic .................................................................................. (303) 239-4119
    Internships,  Ag Marketing ....................................................... (303) 239-4118
    News ........................................................................................ (970) 353-9750
    Orders ...................................................................................... (303) 239-4114
    Plans ....................................................................................... (303) 239-4119
    Value Added Board ................................................................. (303) 239-4116
    www.coloradoagriculture.com

  • MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL
    Agricultural International Trade Promotion ............................. (303) 239-4118
    The Colorado Agricultural International Trade Promotion Program (AITPP) is an available grant that will reimburse up to 50% of international travel and promotion costs, on pre-approved  activities.
    Export Assistance .................................................................... (303) 239-4118
    Provides one-on-one assistance  and access to state and federal grants which assist in beginning and expanding exports.

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  • MEASUREMENT STANDARDS
    The Measurement Standards Section provides consumer protection and promotes equity and integrity in the marketplace.
    Certified Public Weigher License & Inspection ....................... (303) 477-4220
    Commercial Measuring Devices & Standards .......................... (303) 477-4220
    Commodity Method of Sale Questions ..................................... (303) 477-4220
    Invoices & Civil Penalty Payments .......................................... (303) 477-4220
    Meters, Cordage & Textile Licensing ....................................... (303) 477-4220
    Meters, Grain Moisture Licensing ............................................ (303) 477-4220
    Metrology Lab Services Information ........................................ (303) 477-4220
    Package Testing & Labeling .................................................... (303) 477-4220

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  • MEAT
    Custom Domestic & Wild Game
    Meat Processor Inspection & License ......................................
     (303) 477-0093

    Inspects facilities that are exempt from USDA inspection and those that process domestic and wild game animals for proper sanitation, record-keeping and domestic animals handled in compliance with USDA BSE regulations.
    Inter-state Transport Questions, Port of Entry (Revenue) ......... (303) 205-5691
    Packers & Stockers (USDA) ...................................................... (303) 375-4240
    The USDA provides anti-trust enforcement and control on prompt payment.
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  • MEDIA
    Public Relations & State Fair ................................................... (303) 239-4190

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  • MEDIATION
    Agricultural (CAMP) ................................................................. (303) 477-0054
    The Colorado Agricultural Mediation Program helps farmers and ranchers who are dealing with contentious issues, such as private & federal loan programs, crop
    insurance, wetlands, CRP and rural housing.

  • MILK
    Dairy List/Licenses, see Dairy

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  • NUISANCE ANIMALS
    See Rodent Control
    See Pet Care

  • NURSERY
    Dealer Inspection & Registration ............................................. (303) 239-4154
    Licensed and inspected nurseries gain credibility by being part of a regulated industry.
    Greenhouse Inspection & Registration .................................... (303) 239-4154
    Provides the inspection of nursery stock offered for sale in order to protect consumers from sub-standard and/or pest-infested stock.

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  • OIL & GAS EXPLORATION
    (Natural Resources) ................................................................. (303) 894-2100

  • ORGANIC
    Certification ............................................................................. (303) 239-4149
    This program has accreditation from the USDA to be an organic state certifier.

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  • PACKAGING & LABELING
    Information, see Measurement Standards

  • PEST CONTROL
    Biological, Insect Request ......................................................  (866) 324-2963
    The Insectary imports, rears, establishes and distributes new beneficial organisms for controlling specific plant and insect pests that are detrimental to agricultural industries, horticulture and the environment. Please call for requests.

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  • PESTICIDE APPLICATOR
    Business Registration .............................................................. (303) 239-4146
    Certification ............................................................................. (303) 239-4148
    Commercial Workshop ............................................................ (303) 239-4178
    Complaints of Misapplication .................................................. (303) 239-4141
    License & Exam Guide Questions ............................................ (303) 239-4148
    Sensitive Registry Information ................................................. (303) 239-4146
    The Pesticide Applicator Program maintains a list of pesticide-sensitive persons.
    Worker Protection Standards .................................................. (303) 239-4141

  • PESTICIDE
    Analysis Information ................................................................ (303) 477-0015
    Dealers, Restricted Use Inspection & Licensing ....................... (303) 239-4181
    Any person who distributes federal or state restricted use pesticides must be licensed  as a RUP Pesticide Dealer.
    Labeling .................................................................................. (303) 239-4144
    Product Registration & Inspection ........................................... (303) 239-4181
    Ensures the protection of the public and environment from unnecessarily hazardous or fraudulent pesticide products and devices through 
    registration and inspection.
    Sales, Fraudulent .................................................................... (303) 239-4147
    Section 18 Emergency Exemption ........................................... (303) 239-4181
    Section 18 of FIFRA authorizes the EPA to allow states to use a pesticide for a limited time if the EPA determines that emergency conditions exist.
    Waste, Disposing of Locally ..................................................... (303) 239-5704
    Call for information on how you can properly dispose of pesticide waste locally.

  • PET/ANIMAL TREATS
    Making & selling, see Livestock Feed

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  • PET CARE
    Carcass Rendering License ..................................................... (303) 239-4167
    Dangerous Dogs Registry ......................................................... (303) 239-4167
    The Animals Division maintains an online registry of dangerous dogs in Colorado.
    Pet Animal Care Facilities Act Program
    (PACFA) ...................................................................................
     (303) 239-4167

    Inspects, licenses and disciplines all Colorado pet care facilities.
    Transporting into U.S. (Federal Vet) ........................................ (303) 231-5385

  • PLANTS
    Commodity Importing .............................................................. (303) 239-4153
    Disease, Inspection & Quarantines .......................................... (303) 239-4154
    House Plants, Interstate Transport of ....................................... (303) 239-4153
    Moving Permit Application, Plant, Pests & Noxious Weeds ..... (303) 239-4154

  • POTATOES
    Orders, see Marketing
    Size & Grade Inspection .......................................................... (719) 852-4749

  • PRAIRIE DOG
    See Rodent Control

  • PRICE VERIFICATION
    Misrepresentation .................................................................... (303) 477-4220
    Scan testing ............................................................................ (303) 477-4220
    Inspection & Consumer Services inspectors conduct price verification tests in stores throughout the state on a routine basis for overcharges.

  • PRODUCE
    Export Certification .................................................................. (303) 239-4154
    The Phytosanitary Certification program makes it possible for Colorado producers to export produce, seeds, and other plant commodities to foreign countries through inspection and certification.
    Public Scales, see Measurement Standards

  • PUBLIC RELATIONS
    See Media

  • PUMPKIN
    Patch Locations ....................................................................... (303) 239-4115

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  • RABIES
    Reporting (CDPHE)......................... (303) 692-2700

  • RADAR GUNS
    Law Enforcement Device License & Standards ....................... (303) 477-4220
    The Measurement Standards Section provides inspection and standards testing of weights and measures used by law enforcement agencies in Colorado.

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  • RODENT CONTROL, AGRICULTURAL
    Assistance ................................................................................ (303) 239-4157
    Prairie Dogs ............................................................................. (303) 239-4157
    Squirrels -Animals Division ...................................................... (303) 239-4167

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  • SALE BARNS
    Licensing ................................................................................. (303) 294-0895

  • SCALE
    Belt Conveyor, License & Inspection ....................................... (303) 477-4220
    Company License & Inspection ............................................... (303) 477-4220
    Inspection, Commercial Large & Small Capacity .................... (303) 477-4220
    Railroad, License & Inspection ................................................ (303) 477-4220
  • The Measurement Standards Section inspects to ensure the commercial static weighing of railway cars be conducted in an accurate manner.
    Scale & Devices, Sales & Service Companies ......................... (303) 477-4220
    A company wanting to install, repair or service commercially used scales, moisture meters, textile meters or cordage meters in Colorado must apply for approval first.
    Scale & Meter, License & Inspection ....................................... (303) 477-4220

  • SCRAPIE CONTROL
    See Livestock Disease

  • SECURITY
    See Homeland Security

  • SEED
    Inspection, Registration & Labeling.......................................... (303) 239-4143
    Plant Industry inspects seeds to prevent the distribution of poor quality seed to consumers that results in low crop yields, poor crop quality, and the spread of noxious weed seed.

  • SLAUGHTER LICENSES
    See Meat

  • STATISTICS
    Agriculture (USDA) .......... (303) 236-2300

  • SOIL
    Conservation Districts & Natural Resource Management ......... (303) 239-4112
    Plant & Water Testing .............................................................. (303) 239-4112
    Sod & Turf Producer Inspection & Registration ....................... (303) 239-4154
    Surveys .................................................................................... (303) 239-4112

  • SQUIRREL
    Problems, see Rodent Control

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  • TREES
    Christmas, Permit (Forest Service) .......................................... (303) 279-9757
    Locations/Certain Types (CSU Forester) .................................. (970) 491-6303

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  • VETERINARIAN
    Lab Results .............................................................................. (303) 477-0049
    Services, see Laboratory Services
    State Veterinarian ................................................................... (303) 239-4161
    Supplies .................................................................................. (303) 477-0049
    The Rocky Mountain Animal Health Lab sells veterinarian supplies. www.rmrahl.org

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  • WAREHOUSE
    Audit & Inspection, see Farm Products

  • WATER
    Agricultural Chemicals & Groundwater Protection .................. (303) 239-5704
    This program protects groundwater and the environment from impairment or degradation due to the improper use of ag chemicals while allowing for their proper and correct use.
    Groundwater Laboratory Information ...................................... (303) 477-0014
    Irrigation Water Farm Mgmt. ................................................... (303) 239-4112
    Salinity Control Program, Upper Colo. River ................... (970) 243-5068 x122
    The Bureau of Reclamation allocates funding to five conservation districts who provide cost-share assistance to landowners.
    Well Permits (Engineers Office) ............................................... (303) 866-3587
    Well Quality Control (Public Health) ........................................ (303) 692-3582

  • WATER RIGHTS
    Inquire on Land (Land Board) ................................................. (303) 866-3454
    Irrigation Ditch (Water Res.) .................................................... (303) 866-3441

  • WEED MANAGEMENT
    Noxious Weed Information ...................................................... (303) 239-5770
    Prevents the introduction of new invasive plant species, eradicates species with isolated or limited populations, and contains and manages those species that are well established and widespread in Colorado.
    Mapping in Colorado ............................................................... (303) 239-5767

  • WEIGHMASTERS
    Certified Public Weigher ......................................................... (303) 477-4220

  • WINE
    Industry Development .............................................................. (720) 304-3406
    Promotes all Colorado wines. www.coloradowine.com

  • WOODPECKER (PROTECTED SPECIES)
    Problems (Division of Wildlife) ................................................ (303) 291-7227

 


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