Colorado Department of Agriculture

The mission of the Department of Agriculture is to strengthen and advance Colorado agriculture; promote a safe and high-quality food supply; protect consumers; and foster responsible stewardship of the environment and natural resources.

Our vision is that Colorado agriculture be strong and vibrant, a key driver of the state’s economy, and recognized worldwide for its safe and abundant supply of high-quality food and agriculture products.

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305 Interlocken Parkway
Broomfield, Colorado  80021
Phone: 303-869-9000


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Agricultural Chemicals and Groundwater Protection Program


The Agricultural Chemicals and Groundwater Protection Program was created to protect groundwater and the environment from impairment or degradation due to the improper use of agricultural chemicals while allowing for their proper and correct use. The emphasis is to improve the management of agricultural chemicals to prevent, minimize, and mitigate their presence in groundwater. The Program emphasizes a voluntary approach, using education and training to achieve the goal. If voluntary efforts fail, the law sets forth a series of actions first by the Commissioner of Agriculture, and then by the Water Quality Control Commission to address groundwater contamination from agricultural chemicals. Download the Brochure »


Best Management Practices to Prevent Noxious Weeds During Forest, Range and Residential Projects


The following are best management practices for preventing noxious weed germination, establishment and spread for projects conducted in the field. These practices are ideal for fire hazard mitigation work around homes and structures, new housing construction or remodel, installation or maintenance of infrastructure such as roads, ditches, and utilities, disaster recovery work and agricultural production operations.


Colorado Roots


Use this guide to get inspired by all the historic, culinary, ranch and farm, and cultural activities to be found across Colorado, and start planning your trip itinerary today.


Recommended Best Management Practices for Managing Noxious Weeds on Sites with Rare Plants


This document provides natural resource professionals, land managers, and land use decision makers with guidelines and a set of questions to consider surrounding decisions related to noxious weed management in the vicinity of rare plants. These guidelines will help establish and refine a species-specific best management practices (BMPs) that can be customized for each unique project area.